LISLE, Ill., July 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inman News™ (Inman) has announced its 2013 Innovator Awards winners, and Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), Chicagoland's multiple listing service (MLS), was recognized as Most Innovative in the MLS or Real Estate Trade Association category.
Inman News created the Innovator Awards in 1997 to honor the real estate companies, technologies, services and individuals who have propelled the real estate industry forward by improving the real estate transaction process for both consumers and real estate professionals. MRED was honored along with nine other companies and individuals in categories ranging from Most Innovative Real Estate Agent to Most Innovative Use of a New Technology. The awards were announced Friday at the Real Estate Connect Conference in San Francisco.
"It is thrilling that MRED is the recipient of such a great honor within our industry," said MRED President Rob Schaid. "I congratulate our CEO and fantastic staff, who should all be very proud to receive this level of recognition."
"On behalf of MRED, thank you to the Inman News review team for selecting us as one of the 2013 award winners," said MRED CEO Russ Bergeron, himself an Inman Innovator of the Year award recipient in 1998. "There were many great organizations recognized as finalists, and it is gratifying for us to be singled out for such a prestigious honor. Our mission is to reinvent MLS, and being identified as the most innovative means we are on the right track."
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) is the real estate data aggregator and distributor providing the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS) to nearly 40,000 brokers and appraisers and 8,000 offices. MRED serves Chicago and the surrounding "collar" counties and provides property information encompassing northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana. MRED delivers over twenty products and services to its customers, complementing connectMLS™, the top-rated MLS system in the country per the latest WAV Group MLS Technology Survey. For more information please visit MREDLLC.com.
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Jeff Lasky MRED Director of Communications and Training 630-799-1470 email@example.com