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I should’ve left property management sooner

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Rob Massey Jr. is founder of RentalHouses.com and also consults for Rentals.com. Massey's background includes working in the property management business before launching RentalHouses.com after seeing the need to connect renters with rental properties online. He says the hardest part of the journey was convincing property owners to advertise online. Massey will speak at Real Estate Connect in San Francisco, July 23-25, 2008.Register for Connect SF '08 Now! He answered a set of questions posed by Inman News: What do you see happening in the real estate market in 2008? The rental market will continue to rebound, and the sales market is hopefully approaching the bottom of the market in most depressed areas around the country. In steadier markets, slow progress is likely to continue so long as interest rates remain low. What advice do you have to help real estate agents and brokers get through this market? Use this slow period to sharpen your tools. Focus on the basics. Kee...