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Craig, Merlin, bulls and bears, oh my

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

The Craig behind craigslist, bulls and bears, Merlin's "magic," six industry-changing ideas, the "MLS Mess," and the leader of a new nationwide real estate franchise, among many others, will take to the stage later this month during the annual Real Estate Connect event in San Francisco. The real estate event, scheduled July 23-25 at the historic Palace Hotel in downtown San Francisco, also will feature several pre-conference events, including blogging-focused "Bloggers Connect," an exploration of brokers using Web 2.0 technologies at the "Internet Marketing" workshop, and a look at strategies to working with distressed properties in a "Foreclosures" workshop. In its 12th year, the Connect event brings together technologists, real estate professionals and industry leaders. Craig Newmark, craigslist.org founder and a frequent speaker and guest at Connect events, will participate in a session titled "The Election, Custo...