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Real Estate Connect tackles foreclosures

Insiders to convene in San Francisco

Increasing foreclosures are expected to create some 2 million property listings that weren't on the market last year. In keeping with the theme of Real Estate Connect San Francisco this summer, Inman News has added a special pre-conference workshop to focus on this burgeoning segment, which presents both an opportunity for the industry to grow business and a chance to reach out to troubled homeowners. The foreclosure opportunity in many cases is being missed, insiders say. Brokers and agents either don't know how to crack this complicated market or haven't tried. The Connect Foreclosures Workshop will pull together some of the nation's top movers in the foreclosure space to look at technology's role in the foreclosure process, where we are in this cycle and where MLSs and trade associations fit in. The half-day workshop takes place July 23 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, just before the official kick-off of the full Connect conference. Workshop topics include: ...

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