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To be a broker: the series

An Inman News editorial project

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Inman News is preparing a series of articles focusing on the everyday experiences of real estate brokers, including the pressing issues and hardships they face. We will profile brokers across the country, detailing the market conditions that they face and their varied operating styles and business models. Many brokers have been faced with tough decisions during this national recession and prolonged housing slump, such as staffing cuts and office downsizing and consolidations. This series will examine how brokers are enduring this challenging onslaught of foreclosures, tightened lending, and economic decline, and what changes they are making to survive and thrive. Inman News has also launched a To Be a Broker Survey (click here to take the survey), and we are offering a chance to win two free tickets to the upcoming Real Estate Connect conference in New York City for those who participate in this 19-question survey (note: those who have already registered for the event are not e...