Virtual real estate community: The next big thing

Using the Web to build professional networks

BERKELEY, Calif.–”MojojoJoe,” a member of a discussion group for real estate and mortgage brokers on social networking Web site Tribe.net, wanted advice on how to obtain a real estate license. Using Tribe, he obtained some ideas on where to start from a person he otherwise might never have known.

MojojoJoe and a dozen others belong to a “tribe” dedicated to discussions about the real estate business.