Let's automate the transaction now

Commentary: Unnecessary documents hurting consumers, housing markets and the industry

At Real Estate Connect San Francisco last week, we held a session dubbed "How Millennials Shop for Homes." The panel included three 30-something homebuyers: Greg Pasquali, Brittany Ashlock and Martin Ringlein. This articulate threesome was determined to be homeowners, though they were each a tad cynical about the risk and the woes of homebuying.

One thread throughout the discussion was their desire for digital documents and an easier transaction.