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To the dismay of some of the company's brokers, Prudential Real Estate apparently barred two of the biggest names in online real estate -- Trulia and Zillow -- from exhibiting at the company's annual convention in San Diego this week. Both companies had booked booths at the show and flew executives to Southern California to rub elbows with Prudential brokers, only to be told at the last minute they were not welcome. Trulia co-founder Sami Inkinen said that 20 minutes before the company's exhibit booth was scheduled to open, Russell Capper -- president of Prudential's e-commerce subsidiary, Prudential Real Estate Services Co. -- told the company to "pack up and leave immediately." Writing on his company's blog, Inkinen said Trulia was told the company's business model is in direct compet...