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Real estate industry puts up with bad listing data because it still brings clients in the door

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

My husband and I went to run a few errands last weekend. I planned it all out ahead of time so we could be fast and efficient, checking websites for business hours and creating an itinerary. The first place we went was closed. According to the company's website, it should have opened half an hour before we arrived. But the store was closed, and the sign on the door indicated that it would open in 30 minutes. I recently had to visit a government agency. I'd heard rumors that I would have to wait in line, so I decided to get there right when they opened in the morning. I consulted the official website for hours of operation. The information on the website was wrong, so I arrived an hour before the office opened. I'll never get that hour back. I's gone forever and I don’t have time to mourn the loss. At least twice in the last six months I have searched the Internet for items that I needed to purchase immediately. I have discovered that even though I can find items on the...