SEATTLE – (March 4, 2008) –
Scott Lawrence, an experienced real-estate agent with Alain Pinel Realtors
in San Francisco, agreed to lead a key discussion on technology at the 6th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat
, joining an event packed with other renowned speakers.
This event will be hosted at the recently opened Grand Del Mar in San Diego on April 15-18, 2008. Lawrence will lead a group discussion on “How brokers use technology and the Internet to enhance the customer’s experience.”“Technology is a vehicle to be used, not avoided,” said Lawrence, who has been a licensed California real-estate agent for more than 27 years. “I hope to develop a must-have toolkit consensus of my group of listeners. What works and what is hype?”Some of the must-have resources that he suggests for brokers and agents include Mobile MLS through PDA, Electronic Signatures, Web site Marketing, Search Engine Optimization and an understanding of Google Rankings.Lawrence has a master’s degree in business administration from California State University, San Diego, with an emphasis in international business. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from California State University, Chico, with majors in finance and economics. Before joining Alain Pinel Realtors, he worked as a business continuity consultant, and prior to that he held a senior position in software design and information technology management for Pacific Bell.In addition to Lawrence and several other discussion leaders, the 6th Annual Spring Retreat will feature two main speakers: Ben Stein, the famous actor and economist, and Kaira Sturdivant Rouda, president of Real Living, Inc.
, one of the fastest-growing real-estate franchises in the United States.For more information on Lawrence and Alain Pinel Realtors, visit www.scottlawrencerealtor.com
. For more information on the 6th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat, visit www.luxuryrealestate.com/conference
.About the Speaker
Scott Lawrence is a member of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, Multiple Listing Service for Solano, Napa, Marin and Sonoma counties, and the San Francisco Association of REALTORS®. He is also a member of the California Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. In his free time, Lawrence is a music-education fundraiser and charity auctioneer for the San Ramon School District and is a Cal High Band Booster. He enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding and scuba diving.About LuxuryRealEstate.comwww.luxuryrealestate.com
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