A driverless future may upend the time-tested real estate law: Location, location, location

Now the dawn of the driverless car-promising a utopia of stress-free commutes, urban playgrounds and the end of parking hassles-threatens to complicate the calculus for anyone buying property.

“Real estate might be the industry that is most transformed by autonomous vehicles,” said David Silver, who teaches self-driving engineering at Udacity, an online university that has enrolled more than 10,000 students who want in on the transport of the future. “It could change real estate from a business that is all about location, location, location.”