6 cryptocurrency questions investors should ask real estate agents (and how to answer)

There’s a new way to invest in real estate — cryptocurrency. Some forward-thinking investors have already used the digital currencies, the most famous of which is bitcoin, to buy real estate. Blockchain — the secure, distributed ledger that permanently records crypto transactions — is the underlying technology that enables cryptocurrencies, and it’s playing a growing role in the industry as well.

Real estate blockchain and cryptocurrency explained

There’s no doubt that 2018 is shaping up to be a coming-out year for blockchain and cryptocurrency in real estate. We’re hearing about more and more deals closed by real estate agents using cryptocurrency, and blockchain-enabled real estate startups are seemingly cropping up on a weekly basis.

Survey: What do you want to know about blockchain and cryptocurrency?

Blockchain and cryptocurrency are everywhere — and it can seem like these technologies are taking over real estate.

How to win in the lucrative global real estate market

As real estate grows more global with the increased transparency and power of the ever-maturing internet, real estate agents have immense opportunities to capture lucrative international, long-distance business to which they didn’t previously have access. This business opportunity is significant.

Weighing Risk and Reward: Crypto-Investing in Home Equity

For homeowners that are looking to access home equity funds, but don’t want to take out a second loan, a home equity line of credit (HELOC) or a reverse mortgage, there are not many options; however, blockchain technology is looking to change that by offering investment opportunities that are tied to a home’s equity and […]

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Weighing Risk and Reward: Crypto-Investing in Home Equity

For homeowners that are looking to access home equity funds, but don’t want to take out a second loan, a home equity line of credit (HELOC) or a reverse mortgage, there are not many options; however, blockchain technology is looking to change that by offering investment opportunities that are tied to a home’s equity and […]

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How to solve real estate’s 6 biggest closing challenges

Every real estate agent knows the moment an offer is accepted, the deal’s far from done with the thorny closing gauntlet still ahead. At this stage of a sale, commonly called escrow or a pending sale, real estate agents and their clients enter a height…

Cryptocurrency startup Deedcoin sees its first home sale

Moran went through the regular homebuying process with Phil Mrzyglocki, Deedcoin’s media director and an agent at Momentum Realty. Most of Momentum Realty’s agents are involved with Deedcoin …

Why one real estate agent accepted her commission in cryptocurrency

After successfully executing an investment property transaction, real estate agent Manuela Londono-Osorio of Culture Estate, a small real estate brokerage in Scotch Plains, N.J, accepted her commission check into her cryptocurrency wallet …

Cryptocurrency: First U.S. Real Estate Deed Recorded Using Ethereum

Cryptocurrency is making headlines again—this time, in real estate. A pilot program in South Burlington, Vt.—initiated by global blockchain real estate marketplace Propy Inc.—marks the first U.S. deed recorded using only blockchain technology, according to multiple sources. In this case, Ethereum was used to transact and record contracts and documents instead of using the city’s […]

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