Bitcoin slowly but surely gains relevance in real estate



Bitcoin is fast-gaining the attention of the real estate industry, with several states already changing their laws to allow it to be used to finance property transactions.

Russian pilot scheme will test blockchain technology for real estate transactions



Russia’s government has said it’s planning to explore how the blockchain technology that underpins Bitcoin could be used to facilitate real estate transactions in the country. Blockchain

Bitcoin real estate deals becoming more common



Bitcoin is gaining acceptance as a valid currency for transacting real estate deals, with the frequency of such transactions becoming far more commonplace.

Miami mansion is up for sale, priced at 1,400 Bitcoins



So-called Bitcoin millionaires who’ve made a fortune from buying up the cryptocurrency in its early days are now looking to cash out by buying up luxury real estate. A report from Realtor.com says that Bitcoin trader Mike Komaranksy is listing his 9,500 square foot Miami mansion for a price of 1,400 BTC, which is equivalent […]

Brelion launches real estate crowdfunding with Bitcoin



Real estate crowdfunding site Brelion is offering Bitcoin users the chance to invest in a pilot property, and in doing so claims to be the first site of its kind to offer a digital currency real estate investment option.

Sweden to become first nation to adopt blockchain tech for real estate deals



The blockchain technology that underpins the Bitcoin cryptocurrency is to be tested by Sweden’s land registry to see if it can help to speed up property deals in the Scandinavian country.

Bitland Introduces Digital Land Registry



Bitland is introducing a digital Land Registry system that is to be initially rolled out in Ghana where approximately 78% of land is registered. Bitland is a US based platform for real estate registration and it’s hoped its database will be useful in countries where there is currently no real system of land ownership. It […]

Buyer snaps up Lake Tahoe home for 2,739 Bitcoins



A Lake Tahoe home sold last week for $1.6 million in bitcoins, a likely record in terms of sales price using the virtual currency, The Wall Street Journal reports

Will Data Security Concerns Eradicate Convenient Commerce



For those of you who’ve had run-ins with unearned credit reporting problems a blog post at CreditReportProblems bears reading. According to that story a new bill may be passed shortly that leads to more accountability when things go awry, or when data breaches cause harm to the innocent.

Why Real Estate Pros Should Get Into Bed With Bitcoin



The electronic cryptocurrency Bitcoin has had its fair share of headlines over the past few weeks, but does it hold any value for real estate professionals?

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