Before entering an open house, I swipe my iPhone on a tiny device operated by Square Inc., the mobile payment service. The device is attached to the front door of the home, like a lockbox. That swipe triggers two events:

1. A swarm of data is sent to my iPhone, including disclosures, neighborhood information, crime data, home value indices and detailed transaction history on the house. It is all rendered smartly in an app.

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