Would You Rather Have Bitcoin or a Home?

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The Street

By Dan Weil Survey respondents compare owning a home to bitcoin, stocks. And they say how homeownership affects self-esteem. What would you rather own, bitcoin or a home? Usually, home values are a lot more stable than the world’s biggest digital currency, and the two assets have traveled in opposite directions recently. Home prices soared 19.8% in the 12 months through February, according to the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Bitcoin has slumped 30.1% over the past year. In any case, 40% of homeowners and renters see cryptocurrencies as a better investment than a home, according to a survey b…

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