Gafisa will accept Bitcoin as a means of payment for the purchase of apartments, being another public company that supports bitcoin. For this, a Brazilian cryptocurrency exchange will help in the intermediation of transactions. The cryptocurrency market it even makes it easy for people who live outside of Brazil to send securities to the country quickly and securely, making it an attractive option for real estate investors from anywhere in the world. In Brazil, despite the fact that cryptocurrencies are not recognized by the Central Bank as a means of payment, the modality has matured and the entry of brokerage firms into the sector is proof of this wide adoption.
Gafisa will accept bitcoin in the purchase of apartments
Since February 2021, Gafisa is studying accepting bitcoin as a means of payment for the apartments built by the brand. Listed on the Brazilian Stock Exchange, B3, Gafisa (BVMF: GFSA3) is a company that operates in the civil construction sector, founded in 1954 in Rio de Janeiro. Guilherme Augusto Soares Benevides, CEO of Gafisa Incorporadora e Construtora São Paulo, highlighted that the growth of bitcoin in market value is relevantwhich expands its use as a currency.
“Bitcoin is the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization and technologically the most backed currency in history. It is a currency that is growing in popularity every day, also expanding the possibilities of its use. There is a natural trend to digitize payments. If we stop to think that the Central Bank will launch the digital real in 2022, we can conclude that, in fact, digital currencies are increasingly present in the world”.
To start your process acceptance of bitcoin as a means of payment, the Flow by Gafisa project was chosen, in Rua Nestor Pestana, in the neighborhood of Consolação, in São Paulo. The target audience of the company is aware of the news, innovations and disruptive trends. In addition to bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano, XRP, Polygon, Decentraland, Litecoin, Polkadot, Chainlink, Axie Infinity, KNC, Solana, Stellar Lumens, Sandbox, and Tether will be accepted.
Statistics: 1 out of every 130 Brazilians lives in a property built by Gafisa
According to information revealed by Gafisa, 1 out of every 130 Brazilians lives in a property built by Gafisa. In this way, it is a reference in the real estate sector, with a presence in 19 states and 40 cities in the country. To buy an apartment with bitcoin, the client must fill out an intention form, which Gafisa analyzes in detail. If accepted, the client must transfer the amount to the portfolio of the broker who will help in the intermediation of the purchase of the property. According to the CEO of Gafisa, there is no way to do business without cryptocurrencies.
“There is no way to do business without accepting cryptocurrencies as a form of payment, because, in addition to representing another way that the buyer can choose to make the payment, focus on the customer experience, the use of the currency promotes the best for our consumers. ”.
According to a note sent to cryptoreport, Flow will have 437 residential units, with prices starting at BRL 281,635.03. The footage varies from 21m² to 61m². In addition, the development will have a Delivery Room, Bike Storage, an outdoor plaza connected to a Coworking, as well as a Mini Market for quick purchases.