Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

SAN FRANCISCO -- Bob Hale, who for 20 years has served as president and CEO for the Houston Association of Realtors, today received the "Innovator of the Year" award during an awards ceremony at the Real Estate Connect conference. The Inman Innovator Awards honor forward-thinking technologies, Web services, business models and innovators in online real estate, brokerage and media companies. Hale in 2006 was named by the National Association of Realtors' Realtor magazine as one of 25 "Most Influential Thought Leaders" in the U.S. real estate industry. He has been a driving force in HAR's popular public multiple listing service Web site, which drives traffic to members' Web sites, and he has been an open advocate for the distribution of property listings infor...