Two “instant buyer” companies, also called iBuyers, recently launched in central Indiana to give homeowners a non-traditional route to buy or sell houses.

San Francisco-based Opendoor and Phoenix-based Offerpad both announced in recent weeks that they were bringing their internet-driven real estate services to homeowners in central Indiana. Those iBuyer companies—and others like Zillow and Redfin, which have added iBuying services—frame their online platforms as a convenient, quick, certain and simple alternative to the traditional home-selling experience. However, local real estate agents aren’t sure whether the approach will disrupt or simply augment the market…

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