A Nasdaq-Listed Real Estate Agency Will Accept BTC, ETH, DOGE, & SHIB Payments
A real estate agency established in Washington; Harbor Custom Development, Inc. has just announced that it will accept a variety of digital assets as payments. Among the assets are Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE), and Shiba Inu (SHIB).
The company’s Chief Operating Officer, Jeff Habersetzer, shared his perspective on the situation:
“Acceptance of digital currencies for our real estate offerings is a logical step for Harbor and demonstrates our flexible business model that separates us from our industry peers.”
Harbor Custom Development sells real estate in Washington, California, Florida, and Texas. The Bitcoin option will be available to residents of all states mentioned above.
According to Sterling Griffin, the firm’s President and CEO; allowing digital asset payments would enable the corporation to access the industry with a purchasing power of more than $1 trillion.
The enterprise also “places Harbor in a first-mover position of adoption,” he added.
According To A Report, Iran Is Planning To Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for Foreign Trade
According to Mehr News Agency, the Central Bank of Iran, or CBI, and the Ministry of Trading has agreed to connect the CBI’s payment platform to a trading system that would allow firms to settle payments using cryptocurrency.
Alireza Peyman-Pak, Iran’s deputy minister of Industry, Mine, and Trade and director of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO); believes the new payment mechanism would be approved “within the next two weeks”.
“We are finalizing a mechanism for operations of the system. This should provide new opportunities for importers and exporters to use cryptocurrencies in their international deals,” according to Peyman-Pak.
He went on to say that the government should not overlook the crypto industry’s economic and business prospects, citing significant private cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC):
According to reports, the Iranian government is working on a system to allow cryptocurrencies to be used in foreign transactions.
Etherum, Solana, Polkdaot Are At The Forefront Of Cryptocurrency Price Recovery
The overall market worth of cryptocurrencies was on the verge of dipping below $2 trillion for the first time since September’21.
To avoid that destiny, the total market capitalization has risen more than 4% in the previous 24 hours, headed by Ethereum (up 8%), Solana (8%), Binance Coin, and Polkadot (both up 11 per cent ). Other currencies in the top ten are also performing well, with Bitcoin (4%), Cardano (7%), XRP (6%), and Terra (10%) all gaining ground.
Shikhar Dhawan Joins The ‘Cricket Metaverse,’ Releases His NFT Collection
Shikhar Dhawan, the Indian opener, is the most recent player to debut his NFT Collection. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are data units that cannot be transferred and are held on a digital ledger (blockchain). It is frequently associated with digital assets that may be duplicated, such as photographs, videos, and music.
Dhawan made the news using his official Twitter feed. Apart from Dhawan, his teammate Rohit Sharma; sixer King Yuvraj Singh and the most fearsome batsmen of all time, Virender Sehwag have also released their NFT Collection.
With the introduction of NFTs, die-hard cricket fans now can own digital assets containing historical moments from their favorite players.
According To A Paysafe Study, Most Cryptocurrency Users Believe That Cryptocurrency Payments Will Become Mainstream
As more people fall down the Bitcoin rabbit hole, the use of cryptocurrencies has increased significantly over the last year. According to research conducted by PaySafe, most cryptocurrency fans are eager to put their money where their mouth is and get paid in crypto; thus abandoning fiat currency.
On January 11, 2022; the study “Inside the crypto community: Plotting the journey to mass adoption” was released, highlighting the most relevant trends among cryptocurrency users in the United States and the United Kingdom.
The findings are promising for those who believe in the cryptocurrency industry’s healthy growth; and the global acceptance of these technologies.
According to 54% of respondents, cryptocurrencies are the future of finance and will eventually control the global payments business. Approximately 60% believe that cryptocurrencies will have a significant presence in the e-commerce sector by the end of this year.
Less than half expect that actual stores will accept Bitcoin payments. The responses were collected solely by email from people who held cryptocurrencies at the time of the research.