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
Nov 21, 2014
Purchasing a home is the biggest investment most people will make. Despite that, people spends hundreds of thousands of dollars on homes they know little about.
Militarybyowner.com 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, 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 realtor.com, serves on Housefax’s leadership team as chief strategy officer.
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.
The pixel-pushers of the world have been working overtime to develop online tools for real estate, including a couple of new ways to snoop for the real scoop on that house you’ve fallen in love with.
HAYMARKET, Va., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Housefax, a national data aggregation service providing property history reports for homebuyers and sellers, today announced former Realtor.com 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.
Carfax, which provides vehicle history reports to used car buyers for a fee, has been around for almost 30 years. Just this month, the existing home market got its equivalent.
(MoneyWatch) Buying a home is the biggest purchase most Americans will make throughout their lifetimes. But unlike buying a toaster oven, which comes with numerous consumer and product reviews, a home is often labeled a “buyer beware” purchase.
Buyers can see historical info on building permits, mortgages, fires, and floods. Housefax, a service that a former realtor.com CEO is helping to steer, has launched what it says is the first property data service that offers “comprehensive, consolidated” reports on homes.