Episode 2: Housing Affordability, Issues and Solutions
Northwestern University economist Ben Harris joins Rob Hahn to discuss housing affordability and tech innovations driving cost savings in the market
|Jun 11, 2020|
Michael Toth, SVP of Public Policy at REX, recently spoke with economist Ben Harris and real estate consultant Rob Hahn about technology and trends in real estate during COVID-19. Ben is the chief economist for Vice President Joe Biden and a professor at the Kellogg School of Management. Rob is the founder and Managing Partner of 7DS Associates and the writer of the popular real estate well-known blog Notorious R.O.B.
Rob and Ben covered a range of topics including the digital push in real estate, the ways in which COVID-19 is spurring the pace of innovation, and how policymakers can leverage technology to improve the consumer experience around buying and selling homes.
Rob, who recently purchased a home through REX, also discussed how REX’s Buyer Rebate Program provided a real savings that he used to help cover his moving expenses.
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