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California Realtor is high-tech to the max

Real Estate Connect Speaker Profile

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

Ira and Carol Serkes specialize in helping nice folks sell and buy wonderful homes in Berkeley, Calif. Their high touch through high-tech systems, and effective use of Kim Hughes (a virtual assistant), allows them to travel extensively and have a bountiful real estate practice. They visited Venice, Rome, Vancouver, Guanajuato, Santa Fe, Seattle, New York, cruised to Alaska (connecting with a $1.3 million Internet buyer via VOIP), and closed over $15 million in the past year. Serkes is working on "The Unified Database Field Theory," for which he hopes to receive the Nobel Prize in Real Estate. Serkes 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 type of home were you born in and where? I was born in Manhattan, and grew up in the Bronx. As was common at the time, my brother and I lived in a one-bedroom apartment at 2106 Bronx Park East, Apt 3...