Are real estate agents a thing of the past?

Are real estate agents a thing of the past?

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Technology is useful in connecting consumers directly with service providers. In the past few months, Springwise has looked at several innovations that cut out the middleman. Amongst them, this Australian company is trialling a peer-to-peer renewable energy marketplace that removes the need for those producing renewables to sell it back to the grid. We also covered this farm in China that sold melons directly to consumers who watched their purchases grow via online video. Now, Bay area startup Reali allows homebuyers to circumvent real estate agents.

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