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

Jonathan Kauffmann, principal broker-owner for Nest Realty Group in Charlottseville, Va., is speaking during the Real Estate Connect conference in San Francisco, which runs from Aug. 5-7. A Virginia native who graduated from University of Virginia, Kauffmann secured his real estate license in 2004 and serves on the technology committee for the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors. His real estate career began by rehabbing properties in the Charlottesville area. He founded Nest Realty in 2008. He will talk during a session titled "How two companies built killer Web sites from scratch" at the Connect conference. Inman News posed a set of questions to Kauffmann: What do you see happening in the real estate market in 2009? I'm not going to sit here and predict a bottom to the housing market because I don't think anyone knows. But we are seeing positive signs on a micro-level in our marketplace. Certain price points are moving quickly; more buyers are pro-activ...