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Reinventing the real estate industry

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Editor's note: The U.S. housing market and the real estate industry are in critical condition and they need a roadmap to recovery. But first we must figure out where we should and must go. To help the industry understand that future, Inman News is embarking on a major editorial project to examine how the real estate industry should and will look in coming years. We are seeking more than your input -- we're looking for you to actively participate in mapping out the future of the real estate industry. Read on to find out how you can participate. In 1996, Inman News called on the industry to create a more transparent real estate transaction. Specifically, we encouraged real estate leaders to fully leverage the Internet by putting the entire multiple listing service on the Web, open up other data sources, digitize the transaction, and add visual images like pictures and virtual tours to listings. We spent more than a decade pounding on this message and reporting on the reactio...