USA Today Adds Foreclosure Listings To Real Estate Web Site
The site offers searching by state, ZIP code, or a foreclosure ID number, and costs $9.95 a week.
USA Today has added foreclosure listings to its online real estate channel, providing contractors, home buyers, and others with potentially good deals.
Foreclosure.com is providing the paid listings, which are available on a co-branded page in USAToday.com. The site offers searching by state, ZIP code, or a foreclosure ID number. The service, launched Thursday, costs $9.95 a week.
USA Today is offering the service as foreclosures rise throughout the United States as a result of a deflating real estate market. People who bought homes under adjustable-rate mortgages are particularly vulnerable to foreclosure, experts say.
"Overall, foreclosures are rising throughout the United States, which creates tremendous investment opportunities for home buyers and investors," Brad Geisen, president and CEO of Foreclosure.com, said in a statement.
The site provides property details, including photos, tax data, and contact information. Foreclosure.com's database includes more than 1.2 million real estate listings from throughout the United States. The co-branded site also offers listings on property owned by people in preforeclosure or bankruptcy, or those with tax liens.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.