Tokenising Real Estate – How Does It Work and What to Expect?
Tokenisation lowers the barriers to entry for real estate investment by enabling interests in the asset to be more readily divided across a wider pool of investors. But attention should be paid to potential legal and regulatory uncertainties, given that such new technology is not currently subject to regulation, compared to traditional investment products.
At a webinar on 6 August, Hannah Jeong, Head of Valuation & Advisory Services at Colliers, discussed the opportunities and challenges arising from the tokenisation of real estate. She said that while tokenisation can be a new source of financing for property developers, the current lack of regulatory oversight in Hong Kong may constrain the rate of adoption.
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