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Yahoo Real Estate chief doesn’t look back

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Michael Yang, general manager of Yahoo Real Estate, oversees three lines of business for the Web portal and search company. Yahoo Real Estate features property listings searches for existing homes, rentals and foreclosures, as well as home values, the ability to find a Realtor, and information guides on finance, mortgage and home buying and selling topics. Yang will speak at Real Estate Connect in San Francisco, July 23-25, 2008. He answered a set of questions posed by Inman News: What do you see happening in the real estate market in 2008? More of the same. What's transpired in the first half the year will continue through the second half of the year. What advice do you have to help real estate agents and brokers get through this market? First, spend your hard-earned dollars wisely and challenge yourself to show a positive ROI on everything you do. Second, don't believe the hype -- whatever it may be. Do your own diligence before taking action. What was your first job...