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Top story of the week:

1. Houwzer, ‘0% listing commission’ real estate brokerage, raises $2M

Come-ons from hybrid brokerages often seem too good to be true, but Houwzer’s may take the cake.

“Pay 0% commission for listing and selling your home with Houwzer,” the Philadelphia-based brokerage proclaims boldly on its website. “Just pay the buyer’s agent and you’re good. Sound Revolutionary? Well, it is.”

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