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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Today’s Real Estate Market

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Emma Hinchliffe | Inman 

Two separate, but related, new technologies — blockchain and cryptocurrency — are playing a major part in many up-and-coming real estate startups.

Are these technologies fads? Obscure curiosities at best and scams at worst?

Time will tell, but the basic underlying principles of blockchain and cryptocurrency payments are likely to inform the future of real estate in some fashion. And with more buyers and sellers expressing an interest in these technologies, it’s incumbent upon those in the real estate industry to have a good understanding of the fundamentals.

Learn more about this trend: The essential guide: blockchain, cryptocurrency and real estate

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