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A broker with a ‘blogging problem’

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

Jay Thompson, broker-owner for Phoenix-based Thompson's Realty, is a prolific blogger and a published poet. He is self-described at his LinkedIn profile as a real estate professional and "chronic blogger" and a "man with a blogging problem." He is the creator of the PhoenixRealEstateGuy.com blog and the NARWisdom.com blog, and he also contributes to GeekEstateBlog.com, the AgentGenius.com blog and other sites. Thompson will speak during the Bloggers Connect workshop at the Inman News Real Estate Connect conference in New York City, which runs from Jan. 7-9. He responded to a set of questions posed by Inman News: What do you see happening in the real estate market in 2009? If I had a crystal ball, I'd be on a beach in the Bahamas sipping cocktails out of coconuts. That said, I expect price declines to slow and flatten and listing inventory to slowly decline. And I reserve the right to be completely wrong. Foreign nationals, particularly Canadians in my ...