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

In exchange for $495 listing fee, Houwzer asks for ‘social currency’ and opportunity to work with sellers as buyer’s broker

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

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Despite the Internet and all the changes it has brought

About 9 out of 10 buyers and sellers still chose to work with a professional, while DIY sales remain rock bottom

Key Takeaways

  • Real estate agents remain as popular as ever among consumers across generations, the National Association of Realtors’ 2017 Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends report shows.
  • Millennials and Gen X buyers are more likely to buy their home using a real estate agent than other generations.
  • FSBOs haven’t budged from their record low of 8 percent.

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