22 Mar '13, 9pm

Alberta man to sell home for Bitcoin virtual currency

Alberta man to sell home for Bitcoin virtual currency

It's not often that Canadian real estate listings make international headlines, but a mid-sized Alberta bungalow has people around the world buzzing today after its owner declared that he would like to sell it -- for Bitcoins. If successful, 22-year-old entrepreneur Taylor More would be the first person ever to accept the fast-rising virtual currency in exchange for property. "My home is being traded for Bitcoins!" reads the listing for More's "quaint" two bedroom home in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta. "Properties like this rarely come on the market and this one's priced to sell in one of the most sought after recreation areas of the Rockies." The property is listed for $405,000 CDN, but More writes that "the price can be reduced" if a buyer has some Bitcoins to spare. It will cost you 5,362 Bitcoin, or $405,000 to buy this two-bedroom home in Southwest Alberta. (Taylor More / F...

Full article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/yourcommunity/2013/03/alberta-man-...

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