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Learn the New Luxury Playbook at Luxury Connect | October 18-19 at the Beverly Hills Hotel

Under Richard Sommer's leadership of HomeGain, a provider of online marketing solutions to the real estate industry, the company has expanded its innovative line of products and technology solutions to agents and brokers, helping them succeed with today's tech savvy consumers. An industry veteran, Sommer previously served as senior vice president of business development for the mortgage banking unit at IndyMac Bank and before that was president of Homestore International. Inman News named Sommer to the 100 Most Influential People in Real Estate in 2005. He graduated in 1983 from Princeton University, was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and earned a Juris Doctorate from the Stanford Law School. Sommer 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: The Web Lead Machine: What Consumers are Doing on the Internet. What type of home were you born in and where? Born in a 3-bedr...