Housefax Will Extend Offerings to Real Estate Professionals

Backing by Clareity will also boost hiring in IT, marketing

Information is currency in the real estate industry, and real estate technology company Clareity Security is betting on a company that’s stuffed to the gills with data.

Clareity has made a mid-six-figure investment in Housefax, a service launched nationwide in 2013 that offers home history reports that include information on factors that may affect a property’s condition, such as building permits, fires, floods, sinkholes and meth labs, among other data.

The investment will help Housefax extend its offerings to real estate professionals, not just consumers, and boost the company’s hiring in information technology and marketing. Continue reading

Housefax and HouseMaster Join Forces To Provide Home Inspectors with Instant Access to In-Depth Residential Real Estate Reports

January 20, 2015 Haymarket, VA and Ewing, NJ Housefax, a leader in residential property history information and reports, and HouseMaster, one of the largest and oldest inspection companies in the U.S., today announced a new alliance that provides HouseMaster home inspectors with the ability to offer their customers access to co-branded reports, powered by Housefax, containing property-specific history and insurance claims information. The reports include extensive home history data such as, insurance claims, building permits, incident history, voluntary lien history and a comprehensive list of natural hazards. The reports also include any insurance claims filed on the home and alerts and possible issues based on the specifics of the property. The reports offer great value to home inspectors and their clients by bringing attention to areas of the property that may have otherwise been missed without these inclusive reports. Continue reading

Housefax, property reports provider, signs first listing site in revenue-sharing program to display link that lets users purchase reports

Housefax, a firm that harvests historical data from thousands of sources to produce property reports, has signed MilitaryByOwner Advertising Inc. as the first real estate listing site in its national affiliate marketing program, Housefax announced today.

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Housefax launches revenue-sharing marketing program

inman-logoHousefax, which launched in July as a service that provides historical information on homes including building permits, mortgages, fires, floods and sink holes, among other data, has announced an affiliate marketing program for listing portals and brokerages that shares revenue from the reports consumers buy via a new Housefax widget from those sites.

“The program will allow partners to earn a referral fee on report sales generated through their websites, which in turn will provide their customers the ability to purchase a deeper history on the home they are considering,” said Mike Abdy, Housefax president, in a statement.

Allan Dalton, former CEO of, serves on Housefax’s leadership team as chief strategy officer.


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HouseFax gives you background on a house before you put any money down

Realtors can pull reams of data. But you might not find out the bungalow you are about to buy was burglarized, Caught fire or flooded at some point in its past. To fill in the information gap entrepreneur Michael Abdy created the Housefax report. He describes it as a 59 dollar report that could save you thousands before you close on a property.

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Housefax™ Names Former CEO Allan Dalton As Chief Strategy Officer

realtor-logo-2HAYMARKET, Va., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Housefax, a national data aggregation service providing property history reports for homebuyers and sellers, today announced former CEO Allan Dalton joined its executive team as Chief Strategy Officer. In this new management role, Dalton will help drive strategic growth for Housefax and bring more than 35 years of real estate experience to the emerging national property data startup.

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