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

Editor's note: In this three-part report, Inman News catches up with a few of the latest developments to cross our desks. We examine a new home valuation and lead generation service, a site where sellers proactively look for buyers, and a new service among many that now offer a rich multimedia home-shopping experience. (Read Part 2 and Part 3.) Some real estate professionals take a dim view of Web site developers who offer consumers access to information that once only they could provide -- such as listings -- and then try to sell the contact information they collect from their visitors to agents, brokers and lenders as leads. At first glance, Saris Technologies' eppraisal.com looks like another lead-generation site that has obvious attractions for consumers, but which could leave s...