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

Transaction coordination is a family affair for Karen, Chuck and Chris Drebes, a mom, dad and son, respectively, who join the concept of the family business with the most modern of concepts: the online real estate transaction. Three years ago, Karen Drebes began specializing in shepherding real estate transactions from contract to escrow using online platforms. Early this year, the Scottsdale, Ariz., virtual assistant became the victim of her own success. "I was working 12- to 17-hour days and I reached the point where I could go no further," Drebes explained. She and her husband of 33 years, Chuck Drebes, did a projection and decided to build and expand the business – with Chuck coming on board. "Chuck was leaving a partnership in the printing business and the timing was ...