The unlikely reason for North Korea's real estate boom

The unlikely reason for North Korea's real estate boom
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In Pyongyang, North Korea, the real estate market is quite lucrative — and it's all thanks to the foreign embassies.

The Diplomat reports that North Koreans are investing real estate near foreign embassies in order to access their Wi-Fi services, some of which don't have passwords. They're not just trying to save money, though — the internet is banned entirely in North Korea.

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