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At the Inman Real Estate Connect conference earlier this month in San Francisco, one of the coolest new sessions was something called Connect Create. Developers were challenged to create something cool and useful within 48 hours and two teams -- from real estate tech companies Diverse Solutions and Real Estate Webmasters -- stepped up to the challenge. Diverse Solutions came up with an online tool dubbed "Agent Scouting Report," and I believe it has some great potential (see related article). The folks at Diverse Solutions wrote up a great post explaining what they did, why they did it, and what they think it means; I recommend reading it in full. I can't imagine being a Realtor today without thinking through what a tool like this means for my business, and what I have to do to prepare for it. What it is In brief, Agent Scouting Report is an agent rating system that uses multiple listing service data rather than purely subjective opinions and client surveys. D...