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NAREE announces annual competition for real estate writers

Cash prizes will be awarded to top journalists, authors, bloggers

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The National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE), founded in 1929, is ramping up for its 46th annual spring real estate conference, which will be held June 20-23 in Denver, Colo., by calling all 2011 real estate book authors to submit their books, including e-books, to the fifth annual Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Awards Competition. The deadline to enter books, which must have been published in 2011 and whose subjects can be broadly related to real estate, including sustainable design, green building, foreclosures, investing, etc., is March 15. Members pay a $100 entry fee, nonmembers $125. A panel of three judges will award gold, silver and bronze awards at the conference to the top three authors in the real estate book competition. The winners, and a notable first-time author, will get a share of the $2,000 total in cash prizes. To enter the competition, submit three copies, a 5,000-word excerpt and the competition's filled-out entry form to NAREE (see the competition's pam...