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Editor's note: Inman News is seeking input for our Roadmap to Recovery editorial project, which focuses on the future of the real estate industry. This article features responses by Marty Frame of Cyberhomes to a set of forward-thinking questions posed by Inman News. You can view this list of questions at: Inman.com/Reinventing -- if we publish your responses you win a free pass to the upcoming Real Estate Connect conference (for new registrants only). The following is an Inman News Q&A with Marty Frame, general manager of Cyberhomes: Q: How will the real estate industry be different when we recover from the current downturn? A: The institutions in the industry will have been almost completely reorganized. This will not have been driven by either the consumer or by technology, but instead by capital. Ownership will change; the largest firms will metastasize, divest, consolidate, or all of the above. Many of the big names will have new names. But underneath it all, much w...