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Even though it seems like everyone is talking about virtual real estate, what is it exactly? After all, if you are going to take advantage of the virtual land rush that’s taking place right now, you need to have an understanding of what it’s all about. We’ve got you covered!
Not Your Imagination
Virtual real estate, also referred to as virtual land, is not just something imaginary. These “plots” actually exist but they are digital and reside in a 3D online space, using such platforms as The Sandbox, Decentraland, or the soon-to-launch Mint City Places.
Users access these spaces by logging into the platform and immersing themselves in the world through their avatars. An avatar is simply a figure that represents you as you travel through these virtual spaces either by using your computer monitor or with a virtual reality headset.
Different Strokes For Different Folks
Different metaverses will appeal to some people and not others based on the platform’s particular “vibe” as some metaverse lands are very urban with lots of buildings and shopping malls and others have fields and grassy terrain. Others may have a combination of both.
Home Sweet Home
One thing that all users of these various metaverses have come to expect is that they will be able to purchase one of these virtual real estate properties and actually build a virtual house on it or some other type of structure. You’ll be able to decorate your home according to your taste with furniture that you buy and place in your home, just like in the real world. If you want some ideas about how to develop your metaverse land lot, we’ve got some information about that topic for you right here.
The Ultimate Hangout
Your friends can come online and hang out with you in your virtual house. Best of all, your friends don’t have to be in the same real geographical location as you but can be anywhere in the world.
Plus, you’ll be able to go with your friends, via your avatar, to events taking place in the metaverse you are in, such as concerts, conferences, or even product release events. And unlike real-world concert venues that can sell out of tickets, virtual concerts don’t have any attendance limits. You can safely gather with an unlimited number of people without pandemic concerns or the fear of a stage stampede.
Get With The Program
So now can you begin to see how virtual real estate is going to become even more valuable as the community around your virtual house grows? Whether you’re interested in just purchasing a lot to build a house on for your personal use or as an investment property, virtual real estate seems like it’s here to stay!
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