We’re joined today by Steve Murray. Steve is the president and co-founder of REAL Trends, the nation’s leading trends and research organization.  REALTrends has been a leader in industry and housing consumer research for 29 years and is read by more than 54,000 real estate insiders every week.

Real Trends are known for their special reports such as REAL Trends 500, the 2006 Consumer Tsunami Study and the Wall Street Journal/REALTrends The Thousand ranking of the nation’s top sales professionals.

Steve is the co-author of four books, most recently “Game Changers –The Unfounded Fears and Future Prosperity of the Residential Real Estate Business.” On the consulting side, Steve’s company has handled over 2,400 client assignments for realty firms and 700+ merger and acquisitions, as well as having consulted dozens of state and local Realtor associations. Click here to visit Real Trends online.