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Real estate journalism contest seeks entries

$9,000 in cash prizes to be awarded

Calling all working journalists who cover real estate, mortgage finance, shelter and home design issues: Feb. 20, 2009, is the deadline to submit work published or aired in 2008 for your chance to win up to $1,500 in the National Association of Real Estate Editors' 59th Annual Journalism Competition. First-place winners in 30 categories -- including "Best Website" and "Best Blog" -- will vie for a total of $9,000 in cash awards. A first-place award of $1,500 will go to the best overall individual entry, and $500 is available for the best freelance collection. First- and second-place winners will be recognized in categories including: "Best Online Residential Real Estate or Mortgage/Finance Report," "Best Online Commercial Real Estate Report," "Best Residential Report in a Daily Newspaper," "Best Report in a Weekly Business Newspaper," "Best Spot News Report," "Best Home Design Feature," "Be...