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Melissa Data Announces New Property Information Web Service

Now customers have access to the most comprehensive property and mortgage data available on over 140 million properties

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (April 12, 2011) Melissa, a developer of high performance data quality and address management solutions, today announced that customers can now access detailed property and mortgage data on over 140-million U.S. properties by using the company’s unique new WebSmart Property Web Service. Available immediately, this is the most comprehensive solution available to the public for sourcing nearly any information on a given property – including everything from parcel and owner information to square footage to zoning and more.

WebSmart Property ownership changes are updated weekly. The data is divided into 12 main categories with over 165 different information fields available, including:

  • Parcel Information
    (FIPS, APN, Lat/Long, Tract, Tax Code Area, Zoning, No. Buildings)
  • Owner Information
    (Name, mailing address and phone number)
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  • Values Information
    (Calculated, Accessed, Appraised Land/Value/Improvement/Marketing)
  • Current Sale Information
    (Recording, Sale Date/Price/Name, Title Company)
  • Current Trust Deed Information–
    (Mortgage, Deed and Lender)
  • Prior Sale Information
  • Lot/Land Information
    (Footage. Lot and Acreage)
  • Square Footage Information
    (Universal, Building, Living, Ground, Garage)
  • Building Information
    (Year Built, No. Bedrooms/Baths, AC, Bldg Code, Condition, Garage, Construction, Heating, Fireplace, Parking, Pool, Roof, Utilities)

“What Melissa Data has is unique in the industry – a Web service that provides soup to nuts information on over 140-million properties in the U.S,” says Greg Brown, director of marketing for Melissa Data. “WebSmart Property is invaluable for property investors, mortgage and refinancing lenders, developers, real estate professionals, risk managers, insurance agencies, and companies looking to target market products and services to homeowners.”

For pricing flexibility, users have the option between a Basic and Detailed output. The Basic returns only the most important pieces of information in each category for a lower per-record price. The Detailed output provides all available data for the property.