The real estate industry is no stranger to being on the defensive. A recent editorial in Forbes, titled "Are Real Estate Brokers Obsolete?" was yet another example of what is becoming a niche industry in business blogging and journalism -- debating the value of the real estate agent/broker in the information age. Often this debate is, not surprisingly, far from a debate at all; rather, it takes on the real estate establishment and challenges the consumer to do the same. I can't say I blame people for thinking this way. I remember going into a local real estate office as a soon-to-be first-time homebuyer and the excited nervousness that filled me. An agent greeted me, took me back to an office that had more awards hanging on the walls than my high school’s trophy case and then invit...
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