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RealtyTrac is the leading online marketplace of foreclosure properties, with more than 1.5 million default, auction and bank-owned listings from over 2,200 U.S. counties, along with detailed property, loan and home sales data. Hosting more than 3 million unique monthly visitors, RealtyTrac provides innovative technology solutions and practical education resources to facilitate buying, selling and investing in real estate. RealtyTrac’s foreclosure data has also been used by the Federal Reserve, FBI, U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee and Banking Committee, U.S. Treasury Department, and numerous state housing and banking departments to help evaluate foreclosure trends and address policy issues related to foreclosures.

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Michelle Sabolich
Phone: 415- 402-0230

RealtyTrac Inc. 
One Venture Plaza, Suite 300
Irvine, CA 92618

Phone: 877-888-8722 U.S.
International: 00+1-877-888-8722

Q2 2015 Loan Origination Report

RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released its Q2 2015 U.S. Residential Loan Origination Report, which shows that 1,950,267 loans were originated on single family homes and condos in the second quarter, up 22 percent from the previous quarter and up 23 percent from a year ago to the highest level since the third quarter of 2013.

RealtyTrac Housing Market Recovery Index

IRVINE, CA - August 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released its first-ever Housing Market Recovery Index (Housing MRI), which shows metro area markets in upstate New York, southwest Florida and the Bay Area of Northern California are leading the housing recovery while markets in northern Maryland, southeast Pennsylvania and downstate Illinois are lagging the furthest behind in the recovery.

RealtyTrac forms Strategic Alliance With REAL Trends to Share and Expand Data Resources

IRVINE, CA - July 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), announced today the signing of a strategic alliance agreement with brokerage media powerhouse REAL Trends. This alliance is aimed at leveraging both companies’ exten...

REALTYTRAC NETWORK STRENGTHENS ITS SERVICES WITH THE ADDITION OF SELLER LEADTRAC WHICH PROVIDES LEADS...

IRVINE, CA - July 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The RealtyTrac Network (RTN) recently announced the addition of Seller LeadTrac, a unique technology application that screens and sorts millions of properties nationwide for its RealtyTrac Network membe...

Laffey Fine Homes International Becomes An Exclusive New York Member of the RealtyTrac Network

IRVINE, CA - July 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com) announced today that it has selected Laffey Fine Homes International, one of New York’s fastest growing real estate companiesas a member of the RealtyTrac Network (RTN), a licensed network available to leading independent and franchised brokerage companies across the nation.

REALTYTRAC LAUNCHES NEW RENOVATION LOAN CENTER CONNECTING CONSUMERS TO LOCAL LOAN SPECIALISTS AND HELPING...

IRVINE, Calif. - June 27, 2013 - RealtyTrac™ (www.realtytrac.com), a leading online marketplace for real estate data, has announced the launch of a new Renovation Loan Center powered by proven renovation loan specialist REbuildUSA to help buyers and homeowners more conveniently take advantage of one of real estate’s best kept secrets: the Federal Housing Administration’s 203k renovation loan program.

REALTYTRAC® SELECTS PRUDENTIAL ALLIANCE REALTY AND PRUDENTIAL DETRICK REALTY FOR ITS ESTEEMED NETWORK

IRVINE, CA - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com) announced today that two of Oklahoma’s most predominant real estate brokerage companies Prudential Alliance Realty and Prudential Detrick Realty have been selected as members of the RealtyTrac Network (RTN), a licensed network available to leading independent and franchised brokerage companies across the nation.

REALTYTRAC® SELECTS PRUDENTIAL CALIFORNIA REALTY AS THE CHARTER MEMBER OF THE REALTYTRAC BROKER NETWORK

IRVINE, CA - May 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com) announced today that Southern California real estate powerhouse Prudential California Realty has been selected as the first member of the RealtyTrac Network (RTN), a licensed network available to leading independent and franchised brokerage companies across the nation

RealtyTrac Launches New Broker Network Featuring Leading Brokerages Nationwide

IRVINE, CA - February 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com) announced today it is launching the RealtyTrac Network (RTN), a licensed network available to leading independent and franchised brokerage companies across the nation.

RealtyTrac® Acquires Homefacts®, Expanding Its Offering and Enhancing Its Value Proposition for the Real...

IRVINE, CA - April 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today announced that it has acquired online data aggregator Homefacts® (www.homefacts.com) in the company’s latest move to grow its market presence and effectively arm consumers with the information they need during the home-buying process. RealtyTrac enters this agreement poised to expand upon its data collection capabilities and broaden its data analytics offering with innovative new products that will further enhance the company’s value proposition.

DataBridge Marketing Systems Appointed List Manager by RealtyTrac®

MONTVALE, NJ - March 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- DataBridge Marketing Systems Corporation announced today that it has been contracted by RealtyTrac®, the foreclosure authority™, to manage and act as service bureau for two of the company’s coveted lists: “Foreclosure and Auction Listings” and “New Homeowners of Foreclosures.”

RealtyTrac Secures Capital Investment from Renovo Capital, Positioning the Company for Continued Growth

IRVINE, CA - November 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac®, the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today announced that the company has obtained a substantial capital investment from Renovo Capital LLC through the private equity firm’s Renwood Opportunities Fund. Renovo’s investment in RealtyTrac provides the capital necessary to fund growth, nurture expansion into untapped areas of the market, and continue the company’s mission of dramatically improving the overall experience of transacting real estate

MRIS ADDS REALTYTRAC® TO ITS SUITE OF PRODUCTS

Rockville, MD - November 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- MRIS customers now have the option to access two million national pre-foreclosure, auction and REO properties in the U.S., as well as newsletters, distressed property sales training, and property valuation tools via the strategic alliance with RealtyTrac™, at a heavily discounted rate.

Foreclosure Activity on Slow Burn

IRVINE, CA - October 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ for the third quarter of 2011, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions— were reported on 610,337 properties in the third quarter, an increase of less than 1 percent from the previous quarter and a decrease of 34 percent from the third quarter of 2010. The report shows one in every 213 U.S. housing units with a foreclosure filing during the quarter.

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 7 Percent in August, Defaults Surge 33 Percent

IRVINE, CA - September 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ for August 2011, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 228,098 U.S. properties in August, a 7 percent increase from the previous month, but still down nearly 33 percent from August 2010. The report also shows one in every 570 U.S. housing units with a foreclosure filing during the month.

Short Sales Soar in Second Quarter

IRVINE, CA - August 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac® (realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure homes, today released its Q2 2011 U.S. Foreclosure Sales Report™, which shows that sales of homes that were in some stage of foreclosure or bank owned accounted for 31 percent of all U.S. residential sales in the second quarter of 2011, down from nearly 36 percent of all sales in the first quarter but up from 24 percent of all sales in the second quarter of 2010.

Foreclosure Activity Falls to 44-Month Low in July

IRVINE, CA - August 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac® (http://www.realtytrac.com/gateway_co.asp?accnt=137300), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ for July 2011, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 212,764 U.S. properties in July, a 4 percent decrease from June and a 35 percent decrease from July 2010. The report also shows one in every 611 U.S. housing units with a foreclosure filing during the month of July.

Data Mining Made Easy: RealtyTrac Unveils New Web-Based System for Creating Targeted Lists of...

IRVINE, CA - August 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac® (http://www.realtytrac.com/), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today unveiled its new bulk foreclosure data search and download tool now known as MEGA Data. This new product gives users the ability to quickly sift through RealtyTrac’s database of more than 2 million foreclosure properties to create targeted lists of distressed homeowners, scheduled auctions and bank-owned properties.

84 Percent of U.S. Metros Post Lower Foreclosure Activity in First Half of 2011

IRVINE, CA - July 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac® (realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its Midyear 2011 Metropolitan Foreclosure Market Report, which shows that foreclosure activity decreased on a year-over-year basis in 178 out of the nation’s 211 metropolitan areas with a population of 200,000 or more. The report also shows that all top 10 metro areas with the highest foreclosure rates in the first half of the year posted decreasing foreclosure activity compared to the first half of 2010.

Visionary Apps’ Complete Foreclosures App Now Exclusively Powered by RealtyTrac® Data

HARTLAND, WI - July 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --Visionary Apps LLC (www.visionaryapps.com), creators of innovative smart-phone and tablet tools that aim to improve people’s lives, today announced that its popular Complete ForeclosuresSM application (app) for the iPhone and iPad is now exclusively powered by data from RealtyTrac® (http://www.realtytrac.com/), the leading online marketplace of foreclosure properties. One of the many new features is the RealtyTrac® Single Property Details Purchase feature which will allow Complete Foreclosures to offer full details on EVERY listing, whereas before some of the property listings only had partial details.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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CBRE’s Philip D. Voorhees and NRP-West Team Complete Sale of Triangle...

CBRE Executive Vice President Philip D. Voorhees announced today that the National Retail Partners-West (NRP-West) completed the sale of Triangle Center in Longview, Washington, a community center, 98 percent leased to high performing, national and regional credit tenants including Winco Foods (not a part), Ross Dress for Less, Bed Bath & Beyond, Michaels, Petco, Rite Aid, Ace Hardware, Ulta Beauty, Big 5, Office Depot along with Five Guys, Great Clips, GameStop and others.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT TO LEASE LAND TO THE CLARK COUNTY...

The Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas Field Office is seeking public comment on a proposal to lease approximately 15 acres of public land to the Clark County School District for an elementary school and related facilities. The proposed elementary school is located on the north half of Gary Avenue, south half of Richmar Avenue, and a portion of the west half of Polaris Avenue in the southwest area of the Las Vegas Valley.