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We are a privately-held publishing, consulting and communications company based in Castle Rock, Colorado. Residential real estate leaders look to us for timely and trusted information and analysis through our monthly newsletter, news updates, conferences and publications.

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REAL Trends has been an integral part of the growth of our business. We highly value Steve Murray's advice on the consulting side. REAL Trends Gathering of Eagles if a must attend event for industry leaders.

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REAL Trends provides the most enlightening research available in the industry. Always on target with the critical issues, Steve Murray and his team provide the data and insight into market trends that are so imperative in the future planning.

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As a leading broker in our market area, our sales team expects us to be on top of the latest directions of the industry. REAL Trends is the source for industry information that we consistently rely on for making sound business decisions.

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There is enough opinion and uncertainty in our business so I am always looking for unbiased information about today and the future. REAL Trends always seems to be at the heart of the next big “trend” with great analysis and insight.

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REAL Trends is the country’s leading source of a) what is happening in the real estate world today and b) the best resource for future trends to impact us tomorrow. It is mandatory for any serious real estate professional.

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