Easy To Divide Real Estate Tokens – Slicing up Million Dollar Real EstateOctober 3, 2018
Security tokens are yet in their infancy. Most of the traditional investments like corporate shares and real estate would be converted to digital tokens, and they will be bought and sold over the blockchain.
The alliance between Ox and Harbor is a move forward in the security token adoption process. Harbor is a compliance service, and Ox is an open protocol. David Sacks, the former COO of PayPal backs harbor.
The joining of David Sacks on the Ox advisory board has created an industry standard for security tokens. Thus, it is getting easier for software developers as well as investors to adopt them.
Josh Stein, the CEO of Harbor, stated, “0x and its growing network creates the opportunity to connect buyers and sellers around the world,” further added “By tackling the regulatory compliance challenges of tokenizing private securities, Harbor makes it easy for issuers and investors to abide by existing rules and regulations across jurisdictions.”
While security tokens are yet to evolve and they are not yet a part of the everyday investment, they have crossed their theoretical stage.
Leaseum Partners are offering asset-backed security tokens with risk diversification and liquidity.
The real estate industry is already moving towards a blockchain pattern or ownership. When compared to traditional investments and private shares, real estate tokens are easy to divide and transfer. When compared to conventional trading, the real estate token protocols are highly secure.
Will Warren, the CEO of OX, stated, “In the next five years, there will be a massive shift away from securities being in closed systems that are highly regulated and hard to access,” he added “It will be a much more open system where a trading location is less important. But for this to happen, there needs to be a security token tech stack.”
The St. Regis Aspen Resort used to be a hot topic among cryptocurrency enthusiasts. “Having a clear asset like the St. Regis Aspen is the beginning of signaling a shift in how people think about tokenization and investing in blockchains and crypto,”
The debut for the real estate tokens was backed by the platform of Indiegogo providing security tokens. The tokens were created by slicing up $224 million worth of crypto coins. These tokens were tied to Ethereum.
A substantial number of properties from across the world are in the pipeline process undergoing the token economics processing to be ultimately released as security tokens.
With the SEC cracking down on the crypto and token industry, things will become normal in the next year post streamlining and classification.
Slava Rubin of Indigo stated, “Next year I will not be surprised if security tokens become much more normal.”
A lot of outfits that are focused on creating real estate backed cryptocurrencies are doing their groundwork for legal compliance only to win the market in the coming days.