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Reality TV hits real estate

Connect conference to crown industry idol

Don't miss the real estate event of the summer
Join 4,000 real estate pros at Connect SF, Aug 7‑11, 2017

Real estate will get a taste of reality television this summer when American Real Estate Idol debuts at Real Estate Connect in San Francisco. Real Estate Connect, slated for July 28-30 at the Palace Hotel, brings together industry leaders to discuss the latest innovations, ideas and controversies in real estate. Register online today. American Real Estate Idol takes place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28. A dozen entrepreneurs will introduce their products before a live audience and be screened by a panel of real estate celebrity judges, which include Domania.com Founder Steve Kropper, CBS MarketWatch Editor Steve Kerch and Exit Realty International President Tami Bonnell. Nominate an Idol contestant by sending a profile to idol@inman.com. Real Estate Connect this year features IAC/Interactive Corp. Chairman and CEO Barry Diller, whose high-profile entry into the online real estate category and 2003 purchase of LendingTree captured the attention of the entire real estate industr...