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

Zach Scott, chief operating officer for Point2 Technologies, a real estate technology company based in Saskatoon, Canada, expects more mobile tools for real estate and richer Virtual Office Web site experiences on the horizon. VOWs allow greater consumer access to real estate data but face an uphill battle against the more established Internet Data Exchange (IDX) standard. Hear Scott speak during the Real Estate Connect conference in San Francisco, which runs from Aug. 5-7. What do you see happening in the real estate market in 2009? Greater consumer demand for real estate information. Greater demand from Realtors to have the technology they require to deliver more value to consumers online. Rich VOW experiences. More expansion into mobile space for consumers and Realtors. What advice do you have to help real estate agents and brokers get through this market? Strengthen relationships with buyers and sellers and hang on -- the economy will recover. Audit the services you use...