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I just did what most people think is crazy.  I flew up and back to the west coast in a 24 hour jaunt.<div><br /></div><div>Why?  Well, I went to a <span class=”blsp-spelling-error” id=”SPELLING_ERROR_0″>pre</span>-convention meet up of Geeks, Real Estate and Mortgage people in a geeky love fest.</div><div><br /></div><div>People with all kinds of gadgets, ideas and desire for vacationing alcoholic beverages <span class=”blsp-spelling-corrected” id=”SPELLING_ERROR_1″>descended</span> on a small, very old building west of downtown San Francisco.</div><div><br /></div><div>The event was labeled at <a href=”http://www.rebarcamp.com/”><span class=”blsp-spelling-error” id=”SPELLING_ERROR_2″>Rebarcamp</span>!</a>  It was the preamble to the <span class=”blsp-spelling-error” id=”SPELLING_ERROR_3″>Inman</span> Real Estate Conference.</div><div><br /></div><div>What I discovered was that there are so many ideas, web sites, blogs, social networking, mapping and widgets out there for real estate and mortgages.</div><div><br /></div><div>The question that was never asked was very simple.  What do you, the consumer want?  </div><div><br /></div><div>With the advent of something called <a href=”http://www.twitter.com/”>Twitter</a> and other short messaging web delivery vehicles, I can let you know what I ordered at Starbucks, what my cats ate for dinner or what color car I want to buy.</div><div><br /></div><div>I am sure there are good uses for this, but I don’t think the mortgage and real estate consuming public needs all this.</div><div><br /></div><div>How about just giving concise information, current listings, market conditions, interest rates (that can change 5 times a day) and an easy way to communicate.</div><div><br /></div><div>Your thoughts?  I’d love to hear them.  Please post a comment.</div>

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