Top Technology Applications Transforming the Real Estate Industry
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Top Technology Applications Transforming the Real Estate Industry

By Capital Markets CIO Outlook | Monday, August 05, 2019

As investors consistently favor new business models and the tech-enabled ecosystem, company priorities will need to be realigned and adapted to newer requirements in the commercial real estate sector.

FREMONT, CA: Real estate has always been a technology-dependent sector, and there have been some significant breakthroughs over the previous few years. Be it a real estate agent seeking to sell more homes, a landlord is seeking better tenants, or a potential homeowner seeking a first real-estate home, the new technology shaping the real estate sector is likely to create a significant impact. Here is a collection of technologies and trends trasnforming the real estate practices.

Blockchain

Blockchain's potential to promote cryptocurrency has attracted loads of attention, and it can be applied to the real estate globe. The opportunities are virtually limitless; landlords could use the blockchain Technology hypothetically in their properties to sell parts of the property. With full encryption and built-in legitimacy checks, real estate contracts between buyers and vendors could be performed. Even estate titles could be stored more securely and conveniently.

Virtual Walkthroughs

In every sector, Virtual Reality (VR) has made headlines, but in the future, it could begin taking off for real estate. One of the most significant measures of purchasing a property or becoming a tenant somewhere is to look inside and outside the estate, but this can be hard if you move to a remote town. Before purchasing, VR could readily allow potential tenants and homebuyers to walk through properties, and in the coming years, it will become more popular and common.

Machine Learning and ROI Calculation

Property investors and real estate agents need to understand that new technology updates can assist them to a great extent. With big data and machine learning algorithms, experts in real estate will acquire more understanding about the ROI of each of their operations. These algorithms can also be used to better deals with real estate, resulting in smarter investments.

Over the next 10 years, tech-enabled real estate firms will capture the majority market share. The following corporate crop will implement alternatives to digitize workflows and increase transparency for each ecosystem stakeholder so that better choices can be made at a fraction of the price. There is every sign that the future of the real estate sector will continue to be shaped by technological progress.

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