Lend Academy Article: Potential Applications of Blockchain for Real Estate

Lend Academy reviews a session on applying blockchain to real estate after attending MIPIM, the world’s largest conference dedicated to real estate; one company helping run a pilot is velox.RE; company is working with Chicago’s Cook County on a program for transferring and tracking property titles as well as filing liens; the three perceived benefits are: a permanent, immutable public record that is immune to well-funded nation-state attacks, a path towards paperless land transfers and so-called “e-deeds” and reduced costs for offices across the country that want to upgrade electronic document processing systems; other applications for blockchain in real estate include tracking property ownership in emerging markets, real estate crowdfunding and tracking/transferring solar energy.  Source