Author: Rob Hahn

Managing Partner of 7DS Associates, and the grand poobah of this here blog. Once called "a revolutionary in a really nice suit", people often wonder what I do for a living because I have the temerity to not talk about my clients and my work for clients. Suffice to say that I do strategy work for some of the largest organizations and companies in real estate, as well as some of the smallest startups and agent teams, but usually only on projects that interest me with big implications for reforming this wonderful, crazy, lovable yet frustrating real estate industry of ours.

Positive Vibes

I realized that my first few posts on this brand new blog have been… a tad negative.  While I certainly have no interest in joining some echo-chamber gabfest about how wonderful technology X is for real estate, and how if we just learned how to connect, really, really connect, then everything would be hunky dory, […]

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In Which I Answer Inman’s Question

The Inman blog asks a question: What’s interesting is that it points to a need to rebuild some trust between consumers and the real estate industry. Real estate agents even before the downturn suffered a bad image in the minds of consumers, and with emotions flaring in the midst of this housing recession we’re likely […]

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In Which I Answer Inman's Question

The Inman blog asks a question: What’s interesting is that it points to a need to rebuild some trust between consumers and the real estate industry. Real estate agents even before the downturn suffered a bad image in the minds of consumers, and with emotions flaring in the midst of this housing recession we’re likely […]

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The Obsession of Real Estate with Web 2.0

InmanTV has a 46 minute video of a panel discussion at RealEstateConnect ’08 from New York of a group of industry luminaries called “25 Things You Must Do to Web 2.0 Your Company”. It’s… moderately interesting, and I do recommend checking it out. But what I don’t get personally is why the real estate brokerage […]

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