31 Oct '13, 8pm

Forget Bitcoin, Apparently Miami Real Estate Is the Hot New Alternative Currency

Forget Bitcoin, Apparently Miami Real Estate Is the Hot New Alternative Currency

If you're some libertarian geek you might be interested in Bitcoin as your new form of alternative currency. If you're a jet-setting billionaire then you probably prefer Miami luxury condos. Yes, Jonathan Miller, president and CEO of Miller Samuel Inc., says the world's wealthy elite are pretty much using Miami real estate as currency. From Miami Today : "We're seen as the safest of all markets," [Miller] said. Investors have "an opportunity to place their money not only in a safe location but one where they can come visit," and "have a reasonable expectation of appreciation," said Philip Spiegelman, whose ISG World specializes in luxury condo sales. So we're basically a high-end bank with a beach. I mean, why stash your cash in gold locked away in security deposit banks? They aren't serving mojitos at the Wells Fargo, and last time we checked their aren't any high-end nig...

Full article: http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/riptide/2013/10/forget_bit...

Tweets

Highlights from this week's luxury real estate ...

sothebyshomes.com 01 Nov '13, 10pm

Extraordinary Homes, Extraordinary Locations Sotheby’s International Realty sells exquisite homes in premier locations acr...

Bitcoin The Currency of the Future?

pennystockwhizzkid.com 02 Nov '13, 3am

So you might say I’ve heard Bitcoin is a scam or it is a ponzi scheme! Well not really, what’s happening here is that we’r...

The Bitcoin travellers: round the world using o...

theguardian.com 01 Nov '13, 3pm

Negotiating foreign currencies can be a headache for any traveller. Persuading someone to accept payment in a currency the...

Forget the flight, go to Singapore's Changi Airport to eat:

Forget the flight, go to Singapore's Changi Air...

blogs.wsj.com 01 Nov '13, 2am

Reuters A family eats at a restaurant overlooking the transit area of Terminal 3 at Singapore’s Changi Airport. With nearl...

Plastic surgery for Bitcoin in Miami

bitcoin-square.com 02 Nov '13, 8am

As credit cards revolutionized monetary transactions, Bitcoins have the potential to transform eCommerce with its growing ...

Bitcoin

theguardian.com 01 Nov '13, 3pm

Negotiating foreign currencies can be a headache for any traveller. Persuading someone to accept payment in a currency the...

Chinese can now buy real estate with Bitcoin

Chinese can now buy real estate with Bitcoin

finextra.com 08 Nov '13, 6am

Bitcoin acceptance in China has now extended into real estate with a residential developer in Zhangjiang Hi-Tech park in S...

Real Estate Baller Jim Jannard Buys Malibu Mini-Ranch: BUYER: James "Jim" JannardLOCATION: Malibu, CAPRICE: $2...

Real Estate Baller Jim Jannard Buys Malibu Mini...

realestalker.blogspot.com 01 Nov '13, 8pm

SIZE: 11 acres, 3,256 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms YOUR MAMAS NOTES: Well-connected real estate yenta Yolanda Yakk...

Bitcoin's back: Online currency surges

Bitcoin's back: Online currency surges

cnbc.com 07 Nov '13, 11am

Just a month after many people were predicting its demise, bitcoin is touching new highs. The virtual currency climbed to ...

The Bitcoin flaw that could bring the currency down #selfishminers

The Bitcoin flaw that could bring the currency ...

newscientist.com 06 Nov '13, 3pm

Bitcoin contains a hitherto unnoticed flaw which threatens to upset the balance of the $1.5 billion economy built on the v...

Bitcoin ATM Brings Online Currency To Life

Bitcoin ATM Brings Online Currency To Life

news.sky.com 29 Oct '13, 12pm

Q&A: First Bitcoin ATM Launches Updated: 11:41am UK, Tuesday 29 October 2013 :: Why is an ATM required for online currency...

Nice $14.5 million Brooklyn townhouse, Jonathan...

sothebyshomes.com 01 Nov '13, 9pm

Built in 1901 as a private residence by the Woolworth family, this magical Park Slope limestone offers light, privacy & ou...

Bitcoin boom: Virtual currency hits all-time high of $309

Bitcoin boom: Virtual currency hits all-time hi...

rt.com 07 Nov '13, 11am

Prices are rising on increased investment interest, especially high-demand from China, but the volatility still has others...

Taking bitcoin to a whole new level: Jeremy Allaire reveals all about Circle

Taking bitcoin to a whole new level: Jeremy All...

coindesk.com 31 Oct '13, 11pm

Jeremy Allaire is already pretty well known in the tech world, having played an integral part in the creation of ColdFusio...

The Chinese Can Now Buy Real Estate and the Dut...

libertyblitzkrieg.com 09 Nov '13, 8pm

As part of the promotion, Shanda accepted Bitcoins for payment. Although the exchange rate was ‘fixed’ at 1,000 Chinese Yu...