Ask Me Anything with Inman Editor-at-Large and
Side Board Member, Clelia Warburg Peters
Ask Me Anything with Inman Editor-at-Large and Side Board Member, Clelia Warburg Peters
On April 7th, 2020, Clelia Warburg Peters joined us for an informative Ask Me Anything (AMA) live stream. During the broadcast, Alice Pak, Side’s Director of Partnerships, and Peters discussed all things COVID-19. Topics ran the gamut from lessons learned from past market shifts to potential positive outcomes in a post-pandemic world.
About Clelia Warburg Peters
As the President of Warburg Realty, one of the oldest (founded in 1896) and most well-respected brokerages in the U.S., Peters oversees strategic business development and investing. She’s also the founder of MetaProp, a PropTech accelerator business focused exclusively on real estate technology. Peters, who is now a Venture Partner with Bain Capital Ventures, was one of Side’s earliest investors. If she looks familiar, you’ve likely seen her hosting an Inman Connect event in New York or Las Vegas. She also serves as Editor-at-Large for Inman.
3 Key Takeaways - A Bullet Point Recap
● 1 - WHAT’S HAPPENING? There’s no true precedent for this economic pause; we could have a fast V-shaped recovery or a slower U-shaped dredge.
● 2 - WHAT SHOULD YOU FOCUS ON NOW? Being human above all else, maintaining listing inventory, and shifting to a ‘wartime CEO’ survival mode mentality.
● 3 - WHO’S POISED TO WIN? iBuyers and integrated platforms are here to stay; top agents will gain market share and usher in a ‘golden age’; virtual transactions are key to success, with innovative companies like Side are leading the pack.