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Trulia recruits brokerage exec to lead industry relations team

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After overhauling its offerings for brokers and agents and beefing up its industry relations team, real estate search company Trulia has recruited Matt Dollinger from innovative Chicago brokerage @properties to head up the whole shebang.As Trulia's head of industry relations, Dollinger will oversee sales and business development for Trulia's industry team. The team recently added Todd Carpenter, formerly director of digital engagement for the National Association of Realtors, as senior manager of industry engagement, and boasts former Realtor.com, Yahoo! and Housevalues executives.Earlier this month, responding to concerns of brokers and agents about the accuracy of listings data and ads for rival agents alongside of their listings, Trulia announced it will launch a series of updates in coming weeks to improve broker marketing tools and address accuracy and advertising concerns.A few brokerages have publicized decisions to stop providing listings to third-party sites not affiliated wi...