Get Smarter. Grow Your Referral Network.Limited seating available for Inman Connect San Francisco Just a few years ago, nearly everyone saw bitcoin as a niche or a pipe dream.

Today, more than 100,000 merchants across the globe accept bitcoin as payment, and that number is snowballing. The Fourth of July, with its fireworks, cookouts and red, white and blue everything, is almost here.

It’s the perfect time to enjoy the summer weather, spend time with family and friends and show your patriotism. On Thursday, Redfin released a new survey looking at how different millennials between the ages of 24 and 38 saved for homes.

The basic underlying principles of blockchain and cryptocurrency payments are likely to inform the future of real estate in some fashion. And with more buyers and sellers expressing an interest in these technologies, it’s incumbent upon those in the real estate industry to have a good understanding of the fundamentals.

There’s a new way to invest in real estate — cryptocurrency. Some forward-thinking investors have already used the digital currencies, the most famous of which is bitcoin, to buy real estate. Read more from inman.com…

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