NEW YORK — So far, a listing site, landlord software provider and real estate brokerage have opened their doors to Bitcoin.

Is accepting the electronic cash just a gimmick? Or could it actually offer a lasting competitive advantage?

Chris Toppino, co-founder of rental payment platform RentShare, takes the second view. At a reception for Real Estate Connect, he told Inman News that he has received requests to implement a Bitcoin payment option into RentShare, and that there are lot of well-heeled techies who want to make “their biggest payment of the month in Bitcoin.”

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