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

By RYAN BASENRobin Greenbaum was talking with a friend last year about an idea for a new business. She had a vision to build a real estate version of Facebook, she recalled. Not convinced that would work, the New York City Realtor hatched another idea. "My 'ah-ha' moment was, 'I don't need Facebook. I can build the Twitter of real estate.' " Greenbaum is planning to launch CobrokeNation.com this month (the Web site is currently inactive). She hopes for the site to serve as a social networking center for Realtors, replete with Twitter-like data feeds about what properties they are showing, and property listings. The slogan: "If Twitter asks the question, 'What are you doing now?' Cobroke Nation asks the question, 'What are you showing now?' " Greenbaum plans to ...