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

Editor's note: Many real estate markets have slowed, and the effects are now being felt by brokers and agents who are struggling through tougher negotiations, and buyers and sellers who are aware of changing times. Among consumers, the slowdown has shaken up expectations and attitudes toward home buying, causing them to worry about future price decreases. In this three-part report, Inman News examines three areas of impact: how the slowdown is expected to influence economic growth; problems created in the property appraisal process; and consumer attitude toward home buying. (Read Part 1 and Part 3.) They aren't about to replace experienced appraisers, but proponents of automated valuation models say they can give their human counterparts a run for their money as lenders look for numbe...