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Cast your vote for real estate tech startup

Voting deadline: 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19

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The polls are still open for industry professionals to choose the newest technology product that would most benefit the real estate industry. Five real estate tech entrepreneurs took to the stage and pitched their products and business plans in a "New Kids on the Block" presentation at Real Estate Connect last week. Voters have until 11:59 p.m. PST Wednesday to cast their votes by text message. Inman News will announce the winner by popular vote Thursday. Here are the contestants: Tina Fine, founder and CEO, HomingCloud is "like a dating site for buyers and sellers ... to meet up without a broker," Fine said. Buyers, sellers, renters, landlords, and subletters post what they are offering and/or what they are looking for on the site, the site suggests matches, and then both parties can connect directly and privately on the site. The startup launched in September and is self-funded. Jay Gierak, co-founder, This site uses the Facebook ...