Web3 solutions aim to make America’s real estate market more accessible

America’s housing market may soon be facing its next bubble as home prices across the country continue to be fueled by demand, speculation and lavish spending that could result in a collapse. Moreover, many homeowners are opting to stay put due to climbing mortgage rates, creating a housing shortage.  Data from the Federal National Mortgage […]

Tokensoft Teams With Signature Bank to Launch Real Estate Security Token Platform

Tokensoft, a digital securities platform for enterprises and financial institutions, has partnered with New York-based Signature Bank in a bid to make security tokens click for real estate investors. Most platforms for trading security tokens consist of alternative trading systems that are geared toward general investors, said Tokensoft CEO Mason Borda. However, Tokensoft’s is a […]

Turkish Real Estate Firm Antalya Homes Now Supports Bitcoin Payments

Turkish real estate firm Antalya Homes announced that its customers can now pay for properties listed on its platform with Bitcoin (BTC). According to a June 15 announcement, Antalya Homes claims to have recorded the highest-valued real estate sale ever made while using Bitcoin as a payment in Turkey. Per the company, the coronavirus pandemic […]

Real Estate Market Expected to Boom Next Year, Will Bitcoin Follow?

Despite the massive downturn on the real estate market, realtors in America are still hopeful they will see a rebound next year. However, some speculators believe the drop in pending contract sales and property values will drop even more soon. How will Bitcoin react? If we take a look at the historical data when the […]

Largest Private Investment Bank in Latin America Issues Real Estate Tokens on Tezos

Banco BTG Pactual is issuing its security tokens representing investment in real estate on the Tezos (XTZ) blockchain.  Previously, the bank had issued its ReitBZ tokens on the Ethereum blockchain, raising $10 million in Ether (ETH) and Gemini Dollars (GUSD).  Which blockchain will prevail in the future? Andre Portilho, head of digital assets at BTG […]

Motions Fly High as Craig Wright Set to Face Kleiman Estate in Court

The crypto news headlines at the start of May with regard to Kleiman v. Wright were mostly variations on the theme of Craig Wright’s Satoshi case going to trial. The two parties appear well entrenched in their positions, and lawyers for both sides have said they expect the trial to begin as scheduled on July […]

‘Risky’ Tokenized Real Estate Platform Hits New Heights After Paypal Ban

U.S. tokenized real estate platform RealT hit record highs in sales and new users after it turned to crypto-only transactions, following a ban by payments platform Paypal in April. The Ethereum-based startup tokenizes and sells U.S. property, allowing users around the world to share in property ownership for as little as $50. According to RealT’s […]

Berlin Real Estate Worth $12M Tokenized for Everyday Investors

Germany’s Black Manta Capital Partners has launched a security token offering (STO) for Berlin real estate worth more than $12 million. The project is a collaboration with the German real estate firm Tigris Immobilien and includes around 2000 square metres of real estate in total, mostly comprising individual apartments from 40 to 60 square meters […]