Russian pilot scheme will test blockchain technology for real estate transactions



Russia’s government has said it’s planning to explore how the blockchain technology that underpins Bitcoin could be used to facilitate real estate transactions in the country. Blockchain

Bitcoin real estate deals becoming more common



Bitcoin is gaining acceptance as a valid currency for transacting real estate deals, with the frequency of such transactions becoming far more commonplace.

Honest Buildings raises $13M for its real estate project management platform



Real estate project management software provider Honest Buildings has just landed a $13 million funding round as it looks to build out its platform that’s targeted at real estate owners and operators.

Home61 lands new funding to expand beyond Miami market



Digital real estate platform Home61 said it launch its service in new markets after raising $4 million, including an investment from FF Angel, the early stage investment vehicle of Founders Fund,

Blockchain tech is ready to revolutionize real estate deals



Blockchain is rapidly evolving beyond its original use case as a ledger for recording transactions in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Talk to many people about this emerging technology, and they immediately think of digital money, and with good reason for cryptocurrencies are gaining value in markets around the world. As such, Blockchain technology is once […]

How automation is threatening the appraisal industry



Appraisers might be starting to feel a little hot under the collar amid the growing realization that advances in automation and artificial intelligence technologies could one day threaten their jobs.

Forthcoming YouTube update will make videos look better on mobile screens



YouTube is planning new changes that will let users change the shape of its media player so it matches the format it was uploaded in, or the format you want to watch. When the update lands,

CoreLogic acquires real estate cybersecurity specialist Clareity



Real estate industry analytics provider CoreLogic has announced it’s acquiring the cybersecurity firm Clareity Security Solutions.

Columbia University students pitch new real estate technologies



Columbia University said its inaugural “Hacking for Real Estate Technology” course concluded this month with a number of student-led presentations pitching their newly-developed real estate technology ideas.

Chime Technologies acquires GeographicFarming to bolster its real estate marketing platform



Real estate technology platform Chime Technologies, which sells an “operating system” for industry professionals to seamlessly run and grow their online business, has said it’s acquiring GeographicFarming

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