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

  Editor's note: Innovative technology can help simplify the home-buying process, eliminating unnecessary paper and making the transaction less cumbersome and easier for everyone involved. In this three-part series, we spotlight progress in the trek towards a paperless real estate transaction, and talk to early adopters, technology developers and standards gurus about how far we've come and how far we still have to go. (Read Part 1, "Case studies of paperless success.") Real estate technologists are working to digitize and automate bits and pieces of the process associated with real estate transactions, though the fully electronic real estate transaction remains an elusive target – but not for lack of innovation. Industry participants say the technology is ready to make paperle...