Browsing the "Property" Tag

Barclays, RBS, R3 Cut Property Transaction Times in Blockchain Trial

| Yogita Khatri

Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, R3 and more say they've reduced property transaction times to "less than three weeks" using a distributed ledger.

Canadian Municipality Set to Accept Bitcoin for Property Tax Payments

| Yogita Khatri

The Town of Innisfil, Ontario, will accept bitcoin for property tax payments from next month in a one-year trial project.

Ohio Eyes Potential Blockchain Benefits in Real Estate Transactions

| Yogita Khatri

County auditors in the U.S. state of Ohio have launched a study of the improvements blockchain might bring to property transfers.

Wyoming Lawmakers Pass Three Bills in Boost for State’s Crypto Industry

| Yogita Khatri and Christine Kim

The U.S. state of Wyoming has passed several bills aimed to make the state a top destination for cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses.

Harbor Launches Tokenized Equity Purchases With Real Estate Offering

| Nikhilesh De

Security token startup Harbor is offering its first private placement, allowing investors to buy into a high-rise property.

Australian State Eyes Blockchain Upgrade for Property Transactions

| Yogita Khatri

The New South Wales state government is trialing blockchain tech from ChromaWay as part of a bid to digitize property conveyance by next summer.

New Patent Eyes Blockchain Timestamping for Property Contracts

| Wolfie Zhao

A major real estate brokerage in China is exploring how to provide definitive proof of a contract's time of signature using blockchain tech.

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Real Estate ICOs Are Moving In, But Investors Aren’t Floored

| Brady Dale

A new rush of entrepreneurs, this time armed with crypto tokens, think they can reinvent real estate for more efficient equity investment.

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I’ll Give You My Bitcoin When You Pry It From My Cold, Dead Hands

| Marc Hochstein

Unlike money in the bank, cryptocurrency can't be unilaterally seized by governments, clawing back a modicum of power for the individual.

Russia’s Government to Test Blockchain Land Registry System

| Nikhilesh De

The Russian Federation is launching a blockchain land-registration pilot project in 2018, according to the Ministry of Economic Development.