Barnes Real Estate School (www.charlesbarnes.com) announces it is now accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment from students.
Students can enroll in any online or in-house real estate or home inspection course offered by Barnes Real Estate School and have the option to pay using Bitcoin.
“Bitcoin gained popularity in 2013 and we believe 2014 will be a banner year for the virtual currency. We have always been on the technological cutting edge and we plan to continue to be on the forefront by accepting Bitcoin”, states Mack Barnes, Director and Vice-President of Barnes Real Estate School.
Bitcoin is a peer-peer virtual currency that was released in 2009. As of February 1, 2014, the current valuation of 1 Bitcoin is $808.22, there are currently 12,301,500 Bitcoins in existence, and the current market cap is $9,942,318,330. Currently there are 25 Bitcoins created every 10 minutes and those new coins can be obtained through mining. There will only be 21 million Bitcoins in existence.