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Get ready for ‘virtually virtual’ office

3-D home tours, QR codes, social TV will be the rage in 2020
Published on Feb 12, 2010

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Disclaimer: These predictions were revealed to me by a mystic Tarot card reader in San Francisco.

Since, by 2020, most information on homes has become public and listed on the Internet -- a wealth of data ranging from factual stats, past sales history, taxes, RPR data (once held confidential by Realtors), and neighborhood and school data -- most buyers are not using brokers to find homes.

Houses are found on the most popular real estate Web sites -- Craigslist, Wal-Mart and TruZilla, a merged portal. Buyers also watch the local television channels of brokers, with social media access.