Real estate experts bet on partnerships, productivity

Discounters disadvantaged during downturn?

NEW YORK — Real estate discounters are down but not dead, and more traditional companies are struggling, too, under the weight of a wounded economy and hobbled housing market.

That’s the word from Glenn Cohen, founder and CEO of Expert Real Estate Services, an online real estate marketing and lead company, who spoke during a panel at the Real Estate Connect conference last week in New York City.