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Introducing: 2013 Innovator Awards finalists

Winners to be announced at Real Estate Connect SF 2013

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Inman News is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Innovator Awards in eight categories, and the opening of voting for the “People’s Choice” Innovator Award.

Winners chosen from the list of finalists below will be announced during the Real Estate Connect conference in San Francisco, which runs July 10-12.

This year’s award categories include:

  • Most Innovative Real Estate Agent
  • Most Innovative Brokerage or Franchise
  • Most Innovative MLS or Real Estate Trade Association
  • Most Innovative Real Estate Agent App, Tool or Vendor
  • Most Innovative Brokerage or Franchise App, Tool or Vendor
  • Most Innovative MLS or Real Estate Trade Association App, Tool or Vendor
  • Most Innovative Digital Real Estate Marketing Campaign or Strategy
  • Most Innovative Use of a New Technology

Following a nominations process, an Inman News review team considered the full list of nominees and selected the list of finalists below. Finalists include nominees as well as other candidates selected by an Inman News review team.

An additional annual award, the Innovator of the Year Award, recognizes an individual who embodies the spirit of real estate innovation. This award, which is not open to nominations, will be announced Friday, July 12, at the Real Estate Connect conference, along with the People’s Choice Innovator Award, an annual award that is based on a popular vote of Inman News readers.

The People’s Choice Innovator Award will be based on votes cast by Inman News readers. Readers are invited to cast their vote for one of the finalists below as the “People’s Choice” winner.

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Most Innovative Real Estate Agent (2013 finalists)

Ben Caballero

Laurie Weston Davis

Tanya Diaz Soto

J. Philip Faranda

Mike Gardner

Gary Gold

Zach Schabot

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Most Innovative Brokerage or Franchise

Estately

M Squared Real Estate

Movoto

@properties

Realty ONE Group

Redfin

Red Oak Realty

Windermere Real Estate

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Most Innovative MLS or Real Estate Trade Association

East Bay Regional Data Inc.

Georgia MLS

Indiana Regional MLS (IRMLS)

MLS Listings Inc.

Midwest Real Estate Data LLC (MRED)

Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc. (MRIS)

National Association of Realtors

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Most Innovative Real Estate Agent App, Tool or Vendor

Agent Ace

BombBomb

BuyerMLS

Cartavi

Doorsteps

HomeLight

Secure Show

WebsiteBox

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Most Innovative Brokerage or Franchise App, Tool or Vendor

BoomTownROI

imageSurge

Imprev Inc.

Proxio Global Broker Package

RealtyConnection.com

Reesio

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Most Innovative MLS or Real Estate Trade Association App, Tool or Vendor

Clareity Store

CoreLogic Real Estate Ad Network

Distil Networks

Lender Processing Services Inc. (provider of Paragon 5, Paragon XL, and reInsight MLS platforms)

Spark Platform

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Most Innovative Digital Real Estate Marketing Campaign or Strategy

Chase “My New Home” app

The Corcoran Group

Engel & Volkers branded Smart Car/Twitter campaign

Imprev Inc.

LendingTree

Nest Realty’s “Live Where You Love” video series

Realtor.com’s “Find It First” consumer marketing campaign

Zillow TV commercial, “Find Your Way Home

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Most Innovative Use of a New Technology

Double Robotics

Floored

MobileRealtyApps — Homespotter

Supra eKEY

Trulia Google Glass app

Zillow Digs