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StartPoint Realty founder well versed in Web leads

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Jeffrey Bastress is president of StartPoint Realty, a new concept in real estate lead generation and converting online consumers into clients. StartPoint affiliates are top-ranked Realtors, loan officers and closing attorneys from different firms. Bastress soon will unveil StartPoint HomeServices, which will match new homeowners with home service providers such as roofers, plumbers, baby sitters and yard caretakers. Previously, Bastress was president of Back Roads Real Estate, a full-service real estate brokerage specializing in Internet lead generation and conversion, developing and using a virtual office Web site. He also owned and operated several of the largest RE/MAX Real Estate offices in Massachusetts. Bastress will speak during Real Estate Connect in New York City, Jan. 11-13, 2006. Here are his answers to a set of questions posed by Inman News: Panel or session at Connect: Technology That Works. What kind of house did you grow up in and where? Contemporary deckhouse in Linco...