If you know an innovative real estate pro who hasn’t won an award, now’s the time to change that. Inman News has opened nominations for it’s 2011 Inman News Innovator Awards. The categories are:

  • Most Innovative New Technology
  • Most Innovative Brokerage or Franchise
  • Most Innovative Real Estate Website or Web Service
  • Most Innovative MLS or Real Estate Trade Association*
  • Most Innovative Real Estate Startup*
  • Most Innovative Mobile App*
  • Most Innovative Real Estate Social Site or Social Service*

* New for 2011

Anyone can be nominated (if they fit the category, natch), but repeat nominations will be ignored — so don’t waste time trying to score multiple submissions. (And yes, you can nominate yourself.)

If you aren’t familiar with Inman’s Innovator Awards, here’s the description from the horse’s mouth:

The Inman News Innovator Awards honor those companies that use technology and innovation to enhance the real estate transaction process and improve the experience for consumers and real estate professionals alike.

Click here for more info on the awards, including past winners.

Click here for the nomination form itself.