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Real Estate Connect Speaker Profile

Jane Ellsworth-Purcell, SVP of Advanced Access, will speak at Real Estate Connect July 28-30 in San Francisco. 1. What are your current or childhood nicknames? None that I will admit to. 2. Which daily newspaper do you read and which section of the newspaper do you read first? The Register (Orange County, Calif.), and I usually turn and read through real estate section. 3. What's the most unusual thing you've ever packed in a suitcase? I once packed an entire suitcase of "junk food" ("Pop Tarts," pretzels, "Chips Ahoy" cookies) for my kids when they were younger. We were traveling for six weeks throughout the South Pacific islands. I knew they wouldn't enjoy the exotic foods of the various remote islands and came prepared. 4. What kind of music do you listen to? Classic '80s–is there anything else? 5. What style of home do you live in and when did you buy it? My husband and I recently purchased a 50-year-old, "Ranch-style" home in Newport Beach, Calif., last summer. 6. ...