Lawrence Yun to Discuss Housing Market at 2017 SCCAOR Convention

San Jose, CA – Oct. 17, 2017 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) Real Estate Professionals from across the Bay Area will come together on Tuesday, October 19th for the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® 27th Annual Convention & Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

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The Convention floor will open at 9:30 a.m., and Lawrence Yun, the Chief Economist for the National Association of REALTORS®, will take the main stage at 10:00 a.m. His presentation will cover many recent developments in the local and national housing market, the direction of home prices in the next 12 to 24 months, and the impact that the recent Northern California fires could have on the Bay Area economy and housing market.

The Convention will also feature more than 65 exhibitors that provide products, technology, and services to the real estate industry. This will provide an excellent opportunity for REALTORS® to network with businesses and individuals that have a direct impact on their business.

Kristi Kennelly, a national speaker for, will take the main stage at 11:15 a.m. with her presentation, “Crush-It with Disruption: How to Create Reactions & Close Business”. She will dig into easy video production and useful apps that can help increase productivity.

A special panel at 12:30 p.m. will feature Jim Harrison, President and CEO of MLSListings, Inc., and Wes Wiggins, Director of MLS and Industry Development at Zillow Group. Their panel, titled “Consumer Driven Data – The Future of Search”, will be moderated by Keith Robinson, Chief Strategy Officer of NextHome.

Entry to the Convention is $49 at the door ($39 for Members of SCCAOR). For more information and the full speaker schedule, visit You can also download the SCCAOR Convention app at

About the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS®

SCCAOR, established in 1896, is California’s oldest and Northern California’s largest real estate association. Representing over 6,000 REALTORS® and Affiliate members, SCCAOR exists to meet the business, professional and political needs of its members and to promote, protect homeownership and private property rights.


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