January 20, 2014

Can You Buy a House with Bitcoins?

“Recently, — an online retailer — agreed to accept bitcoins; the Sacramento Kings basketball team will do likewise. According to, about 2,600 stores and businesses worldwide accept bitcoins, with concentrations in Western Europe, California and New York.” –“Bitcoin:  Is it a Boom, Or a Bubble?”; Robert Samuelson (Jan. 20, 2014) Sooner or later,...
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New Construction “Before” & “After”

Tear-Downs Spread to Less Expensive Neighborhoods, Busier Streets Literally one day after the Golden Valley home pictured above sold for $77,000 last month ($2k over ask), the new owner listed the to-be-built new construction on MLS (photo, below). Asking price:  $449,900 for 5 BR/4 Baths and almost 2,900 finished square feet. Not a bad bump,...
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