Twenty-five years, one of the keynote speakers at the Consumer Federation of America’s annual Financial Services conferences, delivered words that still ring true:
“Real Estate is the Sleeping Giant of the Consumer Movement.”
Too little has changed over the past two and half decades but the good news is that real estate consumer advocates have regained a sense of momentum this Spring on at least three levels:
The founder of Consumer Advocates in American Real Estate, (CAARE) is doing media interviews on this effort to fight illegal kickbacks in Minnesota:
Tonight, a handful of real estate innovators will gather with Mass. Legal Hackers team at Code of America / Code for Boston. They could be formidable new allies who help unleash the potential of blockchain / smart contract to build real estate apps that are #FiduciaryFirst.
What’s at stake: $110B, including $30B annually in real estate?
The Founder of Trump University has given consumer advocates a global stage to amplify the warning, “The real estate industry was never as greedy and deceiving as it is today.”