“An industry that used to manage the consumer will be managed by the consumer — and that’s good,” Inman said. “It will be easier to see a house, understand its condition, easier to make an offer, and easier to close. And in the end, professional real estate professionals will finally get the respect you deserve… You may not be the captain of the boat any more, but no one will get on and off the boat without your help.”
Inman’s impassioned manifesto kicked off the general session at ICLV and came as part of a wide-ranging interview with Warburg Realty’s Clelia Peters, who quizzed Inman on his toughest interviews and the history of Inman News itself.
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