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NAR Tech Edge to launch this month

Conference tour sheds light on real estate technology trends in locations across the country

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The National Association of Realtors will launch its tech-conference tour this month, the trade group announced today. The first event of the tour will be held on April 12 in Fairfax, Va., and others will follow in different locations throughout the summer and fall.  Launched for the first time last year, "NAR Tech Edge" conferences aim to shed light on emerging technological trends in the real estate industry. The announcement of the tour came shortly after NAR revealed the inaugural members of its new startup accelerator, REach. The program will provide mentoring and, potentially, funding to the participating companies."Technology continues to change the way that Realtors and the real estate business operate," said NAR President Gary Thomas in a statement. "NAR Tech Edge is a great opportunity for Realtors to further expand and build upon the techniques and tools they've already successfully incorporated into their business." Technology tools are inte...