Virtual brokerages 'will pull us all down'

Long & Foster CEO Jeff Detwiler blames firms without brick-and-mortar offices for deteriorating agent professionalism

Long & Foster CEO Jeff Detwiler is unhappy with the state of agent professionalism, training and supervision in the real estate industry. He put virtual brokerages in the crosshairs in conversation with David Charron, the president of MRIS Investors, at Inman Connect in New York City on Thursday.