Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Editor's note: The paperless real estate transaction is back in vogue. Big companies, trade groups and entrepreneurs are investing in technology platforms, back-end systems and software to automate the home sale. This three-part series looks at new technologies that are streamlining various parts of the real estate process, making it less cumbersome, costly and time consuming. (See Part 1: Innovations in streamlined home sales and Part 2: Paperless Realtor free to roam.) A Naval officer stationed on a submarine in the middle of the Pacific Ocean could apply for and close a real estate loan without leaving his post by using a paperless mortgage process. The Navy Federal Credit Union had that scenario in mind when it decided to create a paperless mortgage transaction. With so ...