2022: The Year the Metaverse Made Virtual Property Viable

The metaverse and the opportunities it brings for virtual reality were among the top real estate technology stories of the year.

The hype at CES, the technology industry’s annual mega-show, always sets the tone for the real estate advancements we expect to see throughout the year. And in 2022, real estate pros were on the hunt for the newest gadgets that could make their business run more smoothly in a remote capacity. This year, the metaverse became another buzzword: What is it and how is it being embraced by the real estate industry?

The top technology articles at REALTOR® Magazine online for 2022 are:

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1. The 4 Biggest Trends at CES 2022

Find out what’s shaping the future of technology in the home—plus read up on three bonus business tools for real estate pros.

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2. Real Estate in the Metaverse: Is Virtual Property Worth the Cost?

Virtual real estate is the market’s new frontier thanks to the metaverse, so agents and brokers need to know what it means for the industry and how it works.

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3. 13 Essentials to Protect Your Most Important Investment

Moved in the last few years? Smart features and a few tried-and-true essentials provide the options you need to protect your new home.

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4. CES 2022: Talking Mirrors, Ceiling Faucets and More

Trailblazing products unveiled at this year’s technology mega-show give homeowners more options to express their personality in home design.

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5. Instant Home Design, Staging Help

Several technology tools help you call up ideas to quickly reenvision a home’s look inside and out.