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Inman announces 2015 Innovator Award candidates

Each year, Inman News scans the universe of real estate companies, technology firms, individual innovators, successful agents, forward-thinking brokers, risk-takers and entrepreneurs. Their Inman Innovator award is given to those who are trying to change the industry.

This year, I've been nominated as one of the individuals for the "Most innovative agent/broker" category alongside agents such as The Altman Brothers, Madison Hildebrand, Leonard Steinbergand Ryan Serhant!!

 Agents Don't Get Any Bigger!!

Red Bay Coffee Coming Soon to The Hive in Oakland

The step is not just a win for East Bay caffeine addicts, but also for Red Bay's ethos in general. The company's eventual goal is to design and create coffee shops and training centers where workers keep all of the profits.

Minecraft Creator's $70,000,000 Ultimate Bachelor's Pad

Minecraft's Creator Buys The Most Expensive House In Beverly Hills. The house is 23,000 square-feet, and features: …vodka and tequila bars.

Read July’s Issue of Vantage Magazine:

Featured Neighborhood: Inner Mission 
Featured Property: 376 San Carlos St. (cover, pages 3-5) 
Featured Agent: Matthew Woebcke (page 20-21) 
Featured Pet: Michael Minson’s dog Cooper (page 23) 
Congratulations: Justin Fichelson (page 25)

Obama unveils ConnectHome to get low-income households online

The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.