Technology

Product review: Foreclosure.com

Reviewer: Deb Agliano

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Reviewer: Deb Agliano (team leader, aka "DebOnTheWeb") Product: Foreclosure.com 1. Ease. Is it easy to use for real estate professionals? For real estate consumers? How steep is the learning curve? Although the search function itself is easy to use, I found the results to be a bit confusing at first. The "Power Search" option lets you search by city, zip code, price, number of bedrooms and baths, but the results included all categories including for-sale-by-owner properties. The search results also include inactive properties, which took a bit to get used to. All in all, though, you won't need a lot of time as either a real estate professional or a consumer to figure out how to use the site. Strengths: Foreclosure.com does a good job of assembling all of the information about foreclosures, preforeclosures, sheriff's sales, bankruptcies, FSBO's and tax liens in one place. Their listings include the name and mailing address along with the bank's...