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Trulia hires iHomefinder founder as VP of industry services

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Online real estate marketplace Trulia has hired iHomefinder founder and CEO Alon Chaver to build new services for brokers and multiple listing services, expand data quality initiatives, and strengthen industry partnerships.As vice president of industry services, Chaver will be responsible for the strategy and direction of Trulia's broker, MLS and data teams.Chaver is "a well-respected industry veteran with an in-depth knowledge of listing data standards," Trulia CEO Pete Flint said in a statement. "His expertise will be invaluable as we continue to improve data quality, deepen industry relationships, and expand our services to help agents, brokers and MLSs grow their businesses. We are delighted to welcome him to the Trulia team."In his LinkedIn profile, Chaver describes himself as having brought "a strong sense of legal and ethical responsibility" to iHomefinder's "operations, network of high-trust relationships, and the hundreds of MLSs who trust iH...