News

This category features the most up-to-date news on real estate and technology. Our main focus is on real estate automation.

Will Trump's Trade War Change Chinese Real Estate Investing?

Will Trump’s Trade War Change Chinese Real Estate Investing?

The trade war between the United States and China is already claiming casualties. Tariffs are up on both sides, and Huawei has been banned from buying components...
Female Initiatives in Real Estate

Female Initiatives in Real Estate

According to the NAR 2018 Commercial Member Profile, only 30% of commercial real estate professionals are female. In 2015, CREW Network’s Benchmark Study Report on Women in...
Tech Trends in Real Estate

Tech Trends in Real Estate

Mobile apps and improved browsing experiences have combined to create an on-demand economy where many products and services can be had within minutes by the simple tap...
Propy Joins Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO)

Propy Joins Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO)

Propy, a global property platform with a decentralized Title Registry built on blockchain technology, officially announced that it is joining the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO).
Propy's Open Source Initiative Invites Developers to Create Positive Social Impact

Propy’s Open Source Initiative Invites Developers to Create Positive Social Impact

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNakioctFFA There is some fantastic news that we want to share with you. We are officially launching our open source initiative, which aims to give back to...
International Trends in U.S. Commercial Real Estate

International Trends in U.S. Commercial Real Estate

According to a recent study by the National Association of Realtors, foreign investors are losing interest in U.S. commercial real estate. NAR estimated that there were $4.8...
Did the Housing Market Hurt Consumer Feelings?

Did the Housing Market Hurt Consumer Feelings?

Buying a home can be an emotional affair. For many first-time buyers, it is the culmination of a dream. Others may be leaving behind years of memories...
Why San Francisco, Oakland, and Hayward Homeowners Gain Wealth over Time

Why San Francisco, Oakland, and Hayward Homeowners Gain Wealth over Time

Most Americans view owning as a wiser long-term strategy than paying rent, but specific markets pay off better than others. In recent times, few have rewarded their...
Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, and a Number of Bank Structures Are Listed in China’s First Batch of Officially Registered Blockchain Information Service Providers

Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, and a Number of Bank Structures Are Listed in China’s First...

In recent years, blockchain and its safe distributed ledger technology gained popularity among China’s financial industry. This popularity led to regulators turning their attention to setting regulatory standards for the...
How Tech Affects Agent Overhead

How Technology Affects Agent Overhead

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) 2018 Buyer and Seller Survey, 87% of buyers purchased a home through a real estate broker or agent. With...
Smart Homes, Meet Smart Contracts

Smart Homes – Meet Smart Contracts

With advances in smartphone technology, people are increasingly relying on apps to manage their lives. These days, communication, scheduling, and document sharing can all take place on...
Why San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara Is Such a Strong Real Estate Market

Why San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara Is Such a Strong Real Estate Market

For most Americans, owning a home is a ticket to accumulated wealth to be enjoyed in retirement or handed down to children. However, the amount of wealth...