Real Estate

This is a category in which we discuss the real estate industry. Here, you can find topics covering PropTech, market changes, and new concepts in the field.

New Standards in Real Estate: Settlement via Smart Contracts

In traditional real estate, the settlement or closing process is a complex activity that requires much time, effort, and attention. For decades, the property transfer process remained the same. However, Propy offered a change and...

What Are Real Estate Opportunity Zones?

Opportunity Zones are an interesting and relatively new real estate concept that was created through the Investing in Opportunity Act. In short, Opportunity Zones are real estate zones that offer special tax...

Is the California Real Estate Boom Finished?

To some, it is starting to look like the California real estate boom could be finished. San Francisco home prices have seen 0% gains in the past year, after boasting 50% appreciation...
What Property Buyers Expect From Their Real Estate Agents

What Property Buyers Expect from Their Real Estate Agents

The local real estate office has long been a fixture of small-town America. Brokerages sponsor Little League teams while agents spend weekends meeting shoppers at open houses. This time-tested way of doing...
Ivan Kv Shares His Thoughts on Transactions in Real Estate

Ivan Kv Shares His Thoughts on Transactions in Real Estate

Ivan Kv, the co-founder of KV LLC, believes that the real estate landscape and business models are changing. Ivan, a marketing expert and an experienced entrepreneur, strongly believes that the future of...
New Technology Will Turn Your IKEA Cabinet into a Mechanical Slave

New Technology Will Turn Your Cabinet into a Mechanical Slave

Newer technology has completely revolutionized how life is lived nowadays. Automated mirror cabinets are proof that technology is on its way to making a huge difference in our everyday lives. The MIRRON...
Vermont's South Burlington Tests Blockchain Technology for Real Estate Transactions

Vermont’s South Burlington Tests Blockchain Technology for Real Estate Transactions

Blockchain technology adoption is now entering the U.S. real estate industry, thanks in large part to one small New England city. South Burlington in Vermont recently announced a new memorandum of a...
Propy Is Leading Automation in the Real Estate World

Propy Is Leading Automation in the Real Estate World

The topic of automation is no longer the wild idea of sci-fi novelists. Already, we see the fruits of this technology. Self-driving cars and robotic fast food employees are just the beginning....
Propy to Outcompete Zillow? Here Is What Decentralization in Real Estate Looks Like

Propy to Outcompete Zillow? Here Is What Decentralization in Real Estate Looks Like

Generally speaking, when people think of blockchain technology, they think of cryptocurrency. While that is a fair assumption to make, a new shift in the industry is taking place. No longer is blockchain technology...