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

I usually write columns for an audience of real estate professionals and the vendors and service organizations that work with them. But for the next couple of columns I'm going to switch perspectives a bit to the part of the real estate industry that matters the most: the people looking for houses or wanting to sell them: consumers. In my work I consult with a pretty broad spectrum of the real estate industry around issues of reaching and helping consumers, and hopefully this discussion of the consumer's search experience will be beneficial to industry practitioners as well. Starting with search There are a lot of different ways a person can go about finding a new house to live in. One of the first ways to sort of window-shop for a place to live is to hit up a search engine. Da...