In the south of Chile, a young man managed to buy a property paying with three cryptocurrencies he had saved: Bitcoin, Ethereum a decentralized open-source blockchain with smart contracts functionality. y Dogecoin.
More and more news about buying and selling or leasing real estate with cryptocurrencies are coming in. At the beginning of February we reported that in Colombia the first purchase of cryptocurrencies had been registered. a property with Bitcoin the biggest and most popular cryptocurrency in the world. It is a decentralized digital currency that enables users to make trustless peer-to-peer transactions. as a means of payment. Before,la misma inmobiliaria had made a sale in Mexico.
But before that, other crypto real estate deals have been spotted on the Latin American region. For example, the real estate company Candoli Properties based in Argentina incorporated payments with the token a digital unit designed with utility in mind, providing access and use of a larger crypto economic system. strict Shiba Inu (SHIB), although it had been accepting other cryptocurrencies before. Likewise, the Latin American e-commerce platformMercado Libre launched an official section in 2021 for real estate trading through cryptocurrency cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use cryptographic technologies to secure their operation. payments for customers in Argentina. And in other countries, in the absence of this official section, the users of the aforementioned platform themselves. list products, services and goods (including houses and apartments) that can be paid for with crypto.
The latest real estate news comes from two countries: Chile and Spain.
Property with three cryptocurrencies
Los medios chilenos difundieron esta semana la noticia de que un young man from Temuco, in the south of Chile, acquired a property thanks to the savings he had been saving for three years in Bitcoin, Ether the form of payment used in the operation of the distribution application platform, Ethereum. y Dogecoin . The name of the buyer is unknown.
The transaction occurred in November 2021, but was not disclosed until now. The acquired property is located near the ski slopes of the Llaima volcano and the Conguillío National Park, in La Araucanía, where the land alone is worth between 20 and 60 million pesos (about USD $25,000 to 75,000).
The transaction was brokered by RE/MAX real estate managers,
“We have today at least about five clients evaluating buying in cryptocurrencies through Criptomarket, which is an international platform a place to buy, sell and store cryptocurrency that is in charge of managing the operation as a digital digital technologies are these electronic tools that have the ability to generate, store or even process data. brokerage.” Joan Sandoval, associate real estate agent of RE/MAX Cordillera in Pucon, told the media.
Storage rooms paid with Bitcoin
In Spain, where rental operations are extremely important, cryptocurrencies are also being used as a means of payment. The storage room (or warehouse) rental company Guardatodo located in Zaragoza, decided to incorporate Bitcoin as an option a contract giving the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset or instrument at a specified strike price. to pay for storage space for furniture or other objects.
It won’t be immediately, the company wants to incorporate crypto later this year, it reported. “ We don’t want to close refers to the closing price; similar to the same term used in stock trading. doors for anyone. If the future is about having and using bitcoins – and there are going to be more and more people in this field – it’s important to adapt and not get left behind”, said Iñaki Martínez, its chief financial officer.
According to the country’s media, in Spain this company is the only one in the area of storage rooms that is incorporating crypto.
“Just like you can pay through bizum, we want to make it easier for the customer to have yet another way to pay.” continues Martinez, who says that if large, international companies are doing it, they don’t want to be left behind:
“If they are doing it, we want to be able to do it locally as well. As if you want to buy bread in bitcoins, but we should not close ourselves to having only the legal tender”.
First they will start with Bitcoin, then they hope to incorporate others such as Ethereum, Shiba Inu o Solana they said. They are also, they say, “t working on being able to develop Guardatodo in the metaverse”. . That is to say, holds for this virtual universe.
- A (real) home in Florida sold as NFT non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are cryptocurrencies that do not possess the property of fungibility. for $650,000 USD
- Billionaire Nick Candy sells Britain’s most expensive apartment and accepts Bitcoin or Ethereum
- A house or land in the Metaverse a metaverse is a digital universe that contains all the aspects of the real world, such as real-time interactions and economies. It offers a unique experience to end-users. can cost the same as in reality.
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