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Meet the Luxury Leaders | October 19-20 | Beverly Hills

Editor's note: The following is a guest perspective. By VICTOR LUND Real estate listings syndication was set spinning in 2010 by a variety of forces. At the core of the centrifuge is a groundswell of dissatisfaction on the number of leads generated for agents and brokers. By secondary measure, data quality on third-party websites continues to be bad. Combine this with the fact that many consumer inquiries on third-party sites go unanswered by agents. Finally, trump the entire batch of real estate listings syndication issues with ownership changes at companies such as Threewide and Point2. Welcome to 2011. I think that in many ways our industry faces an inflection point on listing syndication. The industry finds itself stationed precariously on the listing syndication curve. There...