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Some use a distribution list to connect an off-market seller with a buyer, said Brett Forman, managing director with Dolly Lenz in New York City.
"There are people we know in trusted markets and companies that we believe have the Rolodex to insert themselves into a unique situation," said Forman.
"Any time I hear at a cocktail party or birthday party ...
if a [guest] mentions they are considering selling, I make a mental note of it," he said.
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Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.
But connecting the right buyer for an off-market listing or drumming up new listings can be a challenge, experts said.
Nartey frequently plays real estate matchmaker at social events.
"We have the buyer demand to pair them with a home that isn't even on the market." Pocket listings are also sold among agents representing buyers and sellers.
Those with an offline property will work with other professionals to find a seller.
Kofi Nartey, a real estate broker at The Agency in Los Angeles, has recently seen an uptick in off-market lists.