Unlike money in the bank, cryptocurrency can't be unilaterally seized by governments, clawing back a modicum of power for the individual.
The Russian Federation is launching a blockchain land-registration pilot project in 2018, according to the Ministry of Economic Development.
Law firm Perkins Coie examines why bitcoins might be subject to security interests that reduce their value, and if this can be resolved.
The company is offering international investors the chance to buy UK properties with an extensive range of digital currencies.
Canadian realtor Quantum Properties is the latest real estate company to begin accepting bitcoin.
Gregory Simon left his job as a banker, moved to Nicaragua and bought a plot of land with bitcoin.
New York property search firm RentHop offers a steep discount for adverts paid for in bitcoin.
A company in the US is now enabling tenants to pay their rent in bitcoins.