“At its core, bitcoin is a smart currency designed by very forward-thinking engineers. It eliminates the need for banks, gets rid of credit card fees, currency exchange fees, money transfer fees, and reduces the need for lawyers in transitions… all good things.” – Peter Diamandis
1. Digital assets
Blockchain technology has impacted the real estate industry in a variety of ways, including offering a new means for buyers and sellers to connect with one another. Now, a California billionaire’s real estate firm to begin allowing tenants to pay rent in bitcoin [CNBC]. “Caruso said his company’s entrance into crypto is part of a long-term bet. It’s not about the next year or five years, he said. We’re looking forward to the next decade.”
2. Out of Dodge
Millions will enter housing market in 2021: Zillow [Housingwire]. “In what will be known to future generations as the Great Reshuffling, a recent Zillow survey showed that more than 1 in 10 Americans reported moving in the past 12 months.” Check out some of the sunbelt and secondary cities people have moved to since the onset of COVID-19.
3. Should I stay or should I go?
“No one is disputing that people left cities during the pandemic, but it appears the moves were not as permanent as previously believed.” One Year Later: How The Pandemic Has Shaped Today’s Housing Market [Forbes]. “It now appears that cities never really fell out of favor. Recent reports have found that the supposed mass migration of New Yorkers to Florida may have been more hyperbole than anything else.”
4. Too big to ignore
Compass, Redfin, and eXp are America’s next top brokerage models: DelPrete [Inman]. Take “a deeper look at their rapid rise reveals a trio of insightful growth stories — which may very well shape the future of America’s real estate landscape… Reviewing the interesting similarities and key differences between the three companies reveals their different target markets, represented by average sales price. Compass is clearly in the luxury brand, while Redfin caters to high-priced homes, and eXp is closer to the national average home value.”
5. Going places
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