Technology

Review 1: RealtyTrac

Reviewer: Deb Agliano, team leader

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Your name: Deb Agliano (DebOnTheWeb) Name of product: RealtyTrac.com 7-day free trial 1. Ease. Is it easy to use for real estate professionals? For real estate consumers? How steep is the learning curve? --Strengths (250 words or less): The Web site is straightforward. Put in your search criteria and you get a list of properties. There should be no learning curve. RealtyTrac has a large database of properties in all stages of the foreclosure process. The site lets you save your searches and shows you a list of your recently viewed properties. You can also receive daily e-mails of new properties. --Weaknesses (250 words or less): As with all foreclosure Web sites, there are inaccuracies. I found one home under the bank-owned tab of my search that showed that no sales price had been set yet for the property; however, I found the same house under the next tab Homes For Sale with its correct list price. --Numeric rating, from zero to 100 (zero is the worst an...