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Real estate: The week ahead

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

The deadline for the Center for Economic and Policy Research's essay contest, "Why is the run-up in housing prices not a bubble?" is Wednesday, March 31. The Center is offering $1,000 to the most convincing essay and will publish the winner on April 6. More details are available at Inman News will host an audio conference on Thursday to discuss innovations in real estate Web pages, design, traffic, retention and conversion. Real estate Web developers from Advanced Access, Z57, Point2Agent, Best Image and VREO will share tips and traps on how to optimize a Web site, screen out bad leads and increase traffic. The conference takes place at 11 a.m. PST and is free to Inman News members. The Kelsey Group, which provides research and analysis of yellow pages, electronic directories and local media, will host a conference Tuesday through Wednesday next week to discuss online advertising opportunities for small businesses in local search. The conference, "Drilling Down on Loc...