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What are digital estates?

On Behalf of | Aug 5, 2022 | Real Estate Law

California is a state that many people are proud to call home. With that said, real estate there can get extremely costly. However, there’s a new trend that has people thinking about putting their money into properties within the metaverse. Here’s a closer look at digital real estate and why it’s so important.

How the metaverse works

The metaverse is a term originally coined by Meta (formerly Facebook). This virtual universe contains digital places for people to explore alone or with others. By using a virtual reality headset, people from around the world can interact with these properties and people.

What makes digital real estate important?

With so much hype around digital estates, many people wonder why these properties are so valuable. That’s because these new, digital worlds also allow people and companies to buy and sell goods. Companies like Walmart can set up digital storefronts. It’s also possible for companies specializing in commercial and residential real estate transactions to make nice profits.

The main perk of buying or selling real estate in a metaverse involves the blockchain. This system enables companies and people to register their properties. By doing this, it’s difficult for someone to try and claim a property that isn’t theirs. Since people and companies have absolute rights to their digital properties, many businesses are spending millions to have estates in the metaverse.

The metaverse is quickly rising in terms of popularity. With that said, there are still companies that aren’t eager to jump on the bandwagon. Regardless of how you feel about the metaverse, only time will tell if this platform will be a fad or a long-term success.