REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

Living Vogue Real Estate Uses eMax and Kishu Inu Cryptocurrency for Property Sales and Agent Commissions

Living Vogue LLC | June 07, 2021

Living Vogue LLC, doing business as Living Vogue Real Estate, a Sarasota, Florida-based luxury real estate company, is delighted to announce the adoption of EthereumMax ($eMax) and Kishu Inu ($KISHU) cryptocurrencies as payment options for property sales, escrow deposits, and agent commissions. The company intends to use blockchain accounting based on the Ethereum network's capacity for smart contracts to add enhanced security and confidence to its inherently large-scale real estate financial transactions.

"We are excited to offer these other payment options to our clients and agents, as we handle hundreds of millions of dollars in transactions every year. Wire fraud and contract security are significant issues in real estate transactions. Cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies provide solutions to these problems. South Florida has a large number of eMax and Kishu coin holders, and we are pleased to offer a practical use for these currencies, "Mark Coppens, CEO of Living Vogue Real Estate, said.

EthereumMax and Kishu Inu are both yield-based tokens built on the secure Ethereum network, which means they reward holders with a 2% redistribution reward to every transaction. This growth is particularly appealing when funds are held in escrow. Cryptocurrency transactions, when handled correctly, can be executed more securely and swiftly than traditional currency methods. In addition, the company intends to provide agents the option of receiving their sales commissions in eMax or Kishu coins.

Living Vogue Real Estate has announced plans to build a showroom inside the Mall at University Town Center (UTC) in Sarasota, Florida, as part of its continued expansion in Southwest Florida. The addition allows Living Vogue to scale operations further following record growth in 2020 as the area's fastest-growing real estate company. The success is due, in large part, to the uniquely luxurious experience they provide to clients, as well as the ensuing visceral attraction of talented agents.

EthereumMax ($eMax) is a decentralized ERC-20 growth token built on the Ethereum network's security. It was created to bridge the gap between the emergence of community tokens and the well-known foundational coins of crypto by creating a unique token that provides recurring and automatic financial rewards to its holders while also providing a pathway for practical long-term use in everyday life. Kishu Inu ($KISHU) is a community-focused, decentralized cryptocurrency that offers instant rewards to holders and is built on the secure Ethereum network.

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Louisiana REALTORS® has put together a helpful guide to understanding the difference in the roles of the Louisiana Real Estate Commission and the REALTOR® Associations. Usually, towards the end of the year when license renewals and member dues billing gets sent out there is quite a bit of confusion about what fees and payments are due and to which entity they go to.

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Louisiana REALTORS® has put together a helpful guide to understanding the difference in the roles of the Louisiana Real Estate Commission and the REALTOR® Associations. Usually, towards the end of the year when license renewals and member dues billing gets sent out there is quite a bit of confusion about what fees and payments are due and to which entity they go to.

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