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The road to achieving ‘The Latte Vision’

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

NEW YORK -- Inman News Publisher Brad Inman strode on stage to give the welcome address for Real Estate Connect New York City, picked up an inches-thick stack of real estate transaction documents, and dropped it to the floor. "This is what we are going to attack!" Inman said, after the stack of paper thudded to the stage. With that, Connect was off and running with Inman hosting a series of panels and Q&As that focused on turning "The Latte Vision" -- making the real estate transaction seamless and consumer-friendly -- into a reality.The conference's opening panel included Krisstina Wise, founder and CEO of Austin, Texas-based brokerage The GoodLife Team; Glenn Shimkus, co-founder and CEO of paperless transaction management software provider Cartavi; Stewart Morris Jr., vice chairman of Stewart Information Services; Eric Bryn, vice president of digital innovation with Baird & Warner Real Estate; and Austin Allison, founder and CEO of transaction managemen...