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Real estate heads for deep change

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SAN FRANCISCO – Next year at this time real estate executives will be talking about how much the housing market has changed with significantly slower home sales, and how much more involved traditional, full-service companies will be in trying to capture the online consumer – if comments from a panel of industry participants give any indication. "I think there's going to be some turns in the market – and some more than others," said Harley Rouda Jr., CEO of Real Living. Rouda used the term "housing burst" when asked what the industry will be talking about at this time next year. Glenn Cohen, founder and CEO of Expert Realty, agreed that the market is heading for change, saying, "I don't think things will go up forever...things will level off." Cohen joined Rouda and four other industry leaders during a panel discussion at Inman News' Real Estate Connect 2005, an event focusing on innovation and technology in the real estate industry. The speakers discussed what's nex...