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Reality TV hits real estate

Connect conference to crown industry idol

Learn the New Luxury Playbook at Luxury Connect | October 18-19 at the Beverly Hills Hotel

Real estate will get a taste of reality television this summer when American Real Estate Idol debuts at Real Estate Connect in San Francisco. Real Estate Connect, slated for July 28-30 at the Palace Hotel, brings together industry leaders to discuss the latest innovations, ideas and controversies in real estate. Register online today. American Real Estate Idol takes place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28. A dozen entrepreneurs will introduce their products before a live audience and be screened by a panel of real estate celebrity judges, which include Founder Steve Kropper, CBS MarketWatch Editor Steve Kerch and Exit Realty International President Tami Bonnell. Nominate an Idol contestant by sending a profile to Real Estate Connect this year features IAC/Interactive Corp. Chairman and CEO Barry Diller, whose high-profile entry into the online real estate category and 2003 purchase of LendingTree captured the attention of the entire real estate industr...