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If tomorrow never comes
The real estate industry is changing. Buzz words like "traditional broker" and "brick and mortar office" are creeping into discussions about what used to be. New thoughts and theories abound regarding the direction the industry will take as recovery from our 5 year nightmare begins.
What will tomorrow bring?
I can only guess. If you step back and look at other industries, you can see that change is inevitable. The economies of scale has been accused of creating a landscape that is hostile to "mom and pop" companies from coast to coast. I am not an economist. I do understand that in most cases, profit is king. The entertainment industry underwent a transition over the last 10 to 15 years. Vinyl was replaced with 8 track which was replaced with cassettes which was replaced with compact discs which are being replaced by mp3's. The distribution system used to be record label to distributor to warehouses to retail warehouses to retail stores to shelves and out the door. Today there are few distributors left and shipments are made directly to stores. Record labels shut down regional offices and everything became a small circle with only very large ... more
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