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

One of the toughest challenges at the moment, noted Sherry Chris, CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC, in an Inman News interview during last year's Real Estate Connect in San Francisco, is the big demographic shift in the homebuying crowd.With a third of the real estate market occupied by baby boomers and another third represented by their children, the echo boomers, it's difficult to serve them both well, as they have different needs and purchasing habits, she said. "How do we continue to service the customer of today -- those baby boomers who have driven the real estate market for the last 30 years -- and also service the consumer of tomorrow?" she asked. "That's a challenge, but it's also a great opportunity."Chris noted differences in what prospec...