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Can the NAR Catch Up and Compete With Real Estate Startups?

Can the NAR Catch Up and Compete With Real Estate Startups?

The world of real estate is changing fast. According to an Inman article the National Association of Realtors has committed $15 Million to funding Upstream, a massive all in one tool designed to help realtors. Further down you’ll read that the project is currently 17 months behind schedule. Are you concerned that one of the biggest lobbying bodies in the US can’t pull off a project when competitors are pouring even more into disrupting the industry? Is it too late for the NAR to catch up and compete with the disruption already happening? Today Joe takes a fresh look at disruption in the real estate industry. Also in discussion:

  • VC doors are wide open for real estate startups
  • Why you should be concerned when popular startups still haven’t made profits
  • Surprising global data and statistics
  • Biggest names in residential startups
  • Which models Joe believes have the most promise and which don’t



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