‘You cannot buy that purple toilet’: Curbio wins NAR pitch battle

Curbio, which renovates homes and gets paid at closing, was one of 14 contestants to compete in a “Pitch Battle” hosted by Second Century Ventures.

Why agents need to become relevant after the transaction

In an industry focused on creating a more streamlined transaction, the power of the agent needs to be realized after the transaction, too, leaders say.

Top companies bet on Inman Connect Las Vegas

While Inman Connect attendees are booking their flights, getting hair cuts, ordering business cards, and reviewing the agenda, franchises, service and solution providers for the industry are also preparing. Because Inman Las Vegas isn’t just bigger, better, bolder in terms of content. That goes for our sponsors, too.

NAR’s VC arm invests in blockchain transaction startup

Second Century Ventures, the venture capital arm of the National Association of Realtors is investing in blockchain transaction startup Propy, the company announced Monday.

How indie brokerages are using technology to survive

Smaller brokerages may lack the institutional muscle of the major franchises or the endless capital from Silicon Valley, but their bootstrapping innovations are nevertheless winning them listings and offering a model for independent players hoping to s…

WATCH: Enhancing the consumer experience with tech

Artificial intelligence, innovative listings, blockchain — technology is changing the way consumers are finding and purchasing real estate. Listen in to this conversation as some of the top tech minds in the industry detail the tech landscape in the real estate industry.

How America’s first blockchain property transfer took place

The first title transfer via blockchain is, in all likelihood, in South Burlington, Vermont. The startup Propy prompted the local city clerk to accept a transaction via blockchain …

How America’s first blockchain property transfer took place

The first title transfer via blockchain is, in all likelihood, in South Burlington, Vermont. The startup Propy prompted the local city clerk to accept a transaction via blockchain …

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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Propy launches blockchain pilot in Vermont to record real estate transfers

Global property startup Propy is launching a pilot program with the city clerk’s office in South Burlington, Vermont, where it is using blockchain technology to record real estate conveyance documents, that is, paperwork related to the transfer of prop…