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Property Data Book, iPhone App Powered by Melissa Data, Enables Instant Access to Nationwide Property and Ownership Information

Uniquely Includes Comprehensive Facts on All Types of Property for Any User; Simplifies and Accelerates Property Research Required to Fast-Track Real Estate Deals



Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF. – July 23, 2014 Melissa, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced Property Data Book, an iPhone app offering convenient access to detailed, up-to-date property and mortgage data on more than 110 million U.S. properties nationwide. Owned and developed by Mobile Data Books, LLC, Property Data Book incorporates Melissa Data’s extensive data enrichment capabilities in its cost-effective mobile platform; its scope of information is uniquely broad, spanning land, residential and commercial properties whether or not they are listed for sale. Users can access data quickly and easily without a subscription or account registration, creating significant value for homebuyers, real estate investors and sales professionals, insurers, lenders and a broad range of service and product providers.


As a mobile-only solution, Property Data Book functions in contrast to existing real estate information sites, which provide limited information in order to drive homebuyer traffic and build a lead-based business model. “Powered by Melissa Data’s Property database, Property Data Book delivers thorough information to all users, including property value, type, age, size, building characteristics, last sale and mortgage deed, tax info and more,” said Gary Van Roekel, COO, Melissa Data. “Ownership information includes number of owners, absentee or out of area owners, and corporate entities. Users can also access contact information associated with a particular address or phone number.”


“Most mobile real estate apps are merely an extension of a corporate website. Information is limited to properties listed for sale, and only partial information is delivered to users in exchange for account signup. Deeper data requires the user to contact an agent, creating an environment more focused on developing leads and commission fees than serving up excellent data,” said Constantine Vassil, founder of Mobile Data Books, LLC. “Property Data Book is dramatically different, and is all about the data. Users have an intelligent tool that considers the typical needs of homebuyers and real estate professionals, often on the go and in need of affordable, comprehensive property information in a timely fashion.”


Mobile app users often indicate their biggest challenge is entering addresses on a small keyboard. Property Data Book incorporates this feedback, and includes a powerful reverse address and telephone lookup. Its custom algorithm populates data automatically after a few keystrokes, loading only correct options based on zip, city or area code provided. The app itself remains small in size, yet address entry is fast, correct and does not require connectivity to load the address or phone.


he app comes with limited free credits toward property research, and users simply purchase credits for what they use. Property Data Book can be downloaded from the App Store for free at getPDB.mobi.