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2014 Trends Overview

  • How will “Off MLS Listings” change the real estate business?
  • What position will portals hold in the real estate business in 3-5 years?
  • How will mobile redefine the agents value proposition in the future?
  • Which business model will most likely dominate in 3-5 years?
  • Will a “Do It Yourself” real estate business model really work?
  • What is the probable course for organized real estate over the next 3-5 years?
  • How will the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reshape the real estate business?