Turkish Homes, a Turkish real estate company, has announced that customers can now pay for properties listed on their platform using Bitcoins (BTC).
According to an announcement on June 15, Antalya Homes claims to have recorded the highest real estate value ever made using bitcoins as payment in Turkey.
According to the company, the coronavirus pandemic has forced innovation in real estate. More specifically, Antalya Homes interacted by offering virtual home tours and adding support for Bitcoin to its website. The president of the company, Perm Taxi, explained:
“When we sold a villa in Antalya, we took home pictures of the drone and conducted an online demonstration with a client. Then we gathered buy and sell for an online meeting and ended the negotiations. Antalya Homes acted as an intermediary when paying through Bitcoin. This sale, valued at $ 1.25 million, is the highest selling price of real estate made by bitcoins in Turkey.
Antalya Homes has a special section called “Payment using Bitcoins”, which indicates that the company also simplifies payment with XRP, Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Gold (BTG), Tether (USDT) and Stellar (XLM) )). Ether (ETH).
The use of digital currencies in the real estate market
Tariffs for large transactions performed by traditional financial services make such payments a good example of the use of cryptocurrencies. For example, real estate investor Ben Schole sold an apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side for $ 15.3 million, but in bitcoins.
In October 2019, the 150-year-old English church was also put up for sale for $ 1.5 million from Bitcoin.