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Joseph Ferrara, publisher of the Sellsius real estate marketing and technology blog and an Inman News technology columnist, is undergoing treatment for a malignant brain tumor. Ferrara is well-known as a blogging and social media pioneer in the real estate industry. He is a real estate technology consultant, an Inman News columnist, and a real estate broker and attorney.He is also the co-founder of brokerage New York Real Estate Advocates, and, which aggregates real estate news from mainstream media and social media. According to Scott Forcino, his partner at New York Real Estate Advocates, Ferrara was diagnosed in mid-March and the cancer is "fairly advanced." He said he speaks to Ferrara's family often and Ferrara is not doing well. "It's just a real tough, tragic thing. He's not responsive. His brain is very swollen," Forcino said, adding that Ferrara has suffered some seizures.  According to Forcino, Ferrara is in the intensive care...