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Real Estate Connect Speaker Profile: Grant Freer

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Grant Freer is founder and CEO for RealSeekr.com, a real estate search and networking site (see Inman News article). He will speak during the Real Estate Connect conference in San Francisco this week, July 23-25. Freer answered a set of questions posed by Inman News: What do you see happening in the real estate market in 2008? If it's not priced right it just won't sell. What advice do you have to help real estate agents and brokers get through this market? Find new ways to do old things. Embrace the Internet. Become an expert. What was your first job? Caddying for my father -- I was 13. What sparked the idea to start your company? LOL. I had an idea that started in the shower, actually. I quickly ran into the garage office to write it down while my wife Gia mopped up the floor. What's been your biggest challenge in running the business? Patience. If you had one thing to do over again in your life, what would it be? I would have majored in computer programming instead of ...