A new direction
for real estate
West is rebuilding the real estate transaction from the ground up to be fast, secure, compliant and painless for real estate agents, brokerages, lenders and title companies.
We’ve come a
Home search is in the palm of our hands, e-signatures are more common & collaborative transaction management tools have improved the process. Parties to a real estate transaction can communicate much better and faster than before.
There is still a long way to go. Most title companies run antiquated software. Lenders are hamstrung by a lack of systems integration. Real estate brokers dance awkwardly with a gaggle of service providers on every transaction. The entire closing process takes place in silos with little to no data exchange. Everything – including buyers and sellers – moves in slow motion through a fog of new regulation and outdated technologies.
Making this better...
Isn’t going to be sexy. It isn’t going to be glamorous. But it is where most of the current friction in the home buying process exists. The last 20 years of innovation has been focused on the front end home discovery process. The problem is, the foundation and wiring is broken. That is where the attention needs to be.
People who aren’t afraid to roll their sleeves up. Those who understand how the mechanics of title, mortgage and real estate brokerages work. Who get excited, not nervous when the term compliance is used. The sort of people you’ll never see on TV, but have the experience, patience and will needed to create a better real estate transaction experience once and for all.