Data Mining Made Easy: RealtyTrac Unveils New Web-Based System for Creating Targeted Lists of Default, Auction and REO Records


MEGA Data™ Allows Users to Create Customized Lists in Real Time With Myriad Search Filters
Accounts Free to Set up, With Detailed Record Counts and Total Cost Provided Prior to Purchase

IRVINE, CA – August 2, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — RealtyTrac® (, 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.

Designed with the most powerful search filters in the industry, MEGA Data allows real estate brokers, agents, buyers, investors and direct marketing professionals to fine tune a data search matching their specific criteria. Search filters include the following:

  • Property Type (Single Family, Multi-Family, Commercial Etc.)
  • Loan Amount & Loan Position
  • Lender & Trustee Name
  • Estimated Market Value & Equity
  • For-Sale Status

Users see the updated data counts along with the cost of those records as the list is being built — in real time! PLUS, the data is organized geographically so that users can decide how much of the data they want to buy and then purchase either a full or partial list that fits their budget. Once the customized list is created, downloading it is quick, with the data available immediately.

“MEGA Data is one of the most revolutionary new products we’ve created in years, making our nationwide foreclosure data available in an entirely new interface that features a very easy-to-use list generation and export tool,” said RealtyTrac CEO James J. Saccacio. “Real estate and direct marketing professionals, along with many real estate investors and homebuyers, will appreciate the seamless online user experience MEGA Data provides, helping them quickly mine our foreclosure data for potential short sales, profitable foreclosure auction purchases, and bank-owned opportunities, among other applications.”

Setting up a MEGA Data account is free, with no credit card information required upfront. To learn more about MEGA Data and to set up a free account, go to or call 888.408.5970.

Sample MEGA download:

About RealtyTrac Inc.
RealtyTrac ( is the leading online marketplace of foreclosure properties, with more than 2 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.

Media Contacts:
Christine Stricker
949.502.8300, ext. 268

Michelle Schneider
949.502.8300, ext. 139

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