Man tries to sell vacation home in Wisconsin for 100 million dogecoins

If you home isn’t selling the conventional way, trying dogecoins., it could attract attention. Exhibit A: This blog, and others that are writing about Matt Thompson, 27, who is selling his vacation home in Wisconsin for 100 million dogecoins, or about $135,000. Before resorting to dogecoins, Thompson didn’t get any offers for his three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in the northern woods of Sawyer County, Wisconsin. Apparently, he is a veteran of cryptocurrencies, a user of bitcoins since 2011.

One user of the meme-inspired, virtual currency, Dogecoin, could be a future home owner. Matt Thomspon, 27, is selling his vacation home (not pictured) in Wisconsin for 100 million Dogecoins, or about $135,000. After not receiving any offers for his three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in the northern woods of Sawyer County, Wisc., Thompson decided to accept Dogecoins as a form of payment. Thompson has used cryptocurrencies — digital mediums of exchange, or virtual currencies — like Bitcoin since 2011, and he started using Dogecoins two days after they were made available online. To his surprise, as a video game and electronics vendor, Dogecoins are actually useful for his business because he can use the cryptocurrency to buy and sell inventory from places like China.

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