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Nominate the 2011 Real Estate Innovators

New categories announced for annual Inman News awards

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To recognize the changing landscape of technological innovation in the real estate industry, Inman News has retooled its annual Innovator Awards categories. The nominations process for the 2011 Inman News Innovator Awards, which opens today, has been expanded to include categories for: the most innovative mobile app; real estate startup; social site or social service; and multiple listing service or real estate trade association. Created in 1997, and first awarded during an Inman News Real Estate Connect conference in 1998, the Inman News Innovator Awards honor those companies that use technology and innovation to enhance the real estate transaction process and improve the experience for consumers and real estate professionals alike. This year's categories that are open to nominations include: Most Innovative New Technology Most Innovative Brokerage or Franchise Most Innovative Real Estate Website or Web Service Most Innovative MLS or Real Estate Trade...