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From the Inman News Blog today, here's a roundup of some new online services and applications for real estate released this week: 1. Scotty, give me info on 123 Main St.: Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions, the folks who brought you Cyberhomes, today launched Hi-Fi VoiceSearch for MLSs that use the company's Paragon system. What this does is enable real estate agents to search the MLS database using simple voice commands from any phone. So in practice, agents would drive by a property, call a number and say either the property's address or MLS# to get more details. 2. Estately pushes further with real estate search: Estately, the Seattle-based, home-search site formerly known as Shackprices, on Wednesday released a tool that enables its site users to search beyond traditional boundaries or search parameters. Users create either an area outline of where they want to show available homes or they can use it to search for homes within a mile or so from an area or address. Why? Because...