Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

SAN FRANCISCO–The real estate industry is experiencing a deep disconnect, and the proof is obvious. Unlike in other industries, consumers are fairly consolidated, yet real estate professionals are very fragmented. Additionally, consumers are online, but the real estate industry hasn't kept up with that move. "Old habits die hard," said Mike Long, CEO of Homestore. Long presented those and other views Thursday morning at a discussion of "The future of online real estate," at Inman News' Real Estate Connect 2004. "I think we as an industry need to be having a very dynamic, deep talk about the future of online real estate," Long said. Homestore operates Realtor.com, which he said is the most visited real estate site on the Web. Long presented various statistics to back up his vi...