A legal settlement that cleared the way for CoreLogic's acquisition of DataQuick Information Systems Inc. also puts foreclosure data aggregator RealtyTrac in the tax, deed and mortgage data licensing business -- making it the first new entrant in the field since Fidelity National Financial Inc. purchased IDM Corp. in 2001. On Monday, data aggregator CoreLogic agreed to settle a complaint by the Federal Trade Commission that its proposed $661 million acquisition of DataQuick was likely to result in less competition in the market for national assessor and recorder bulk data. The settlement requires CoreLogic to license national assessor and recorder bulk data to RealtyTrac, and several other data sets that DataQuick provides to its customers. The dataset RealtyTrac is licensing include...
Feb 6, 2014 by Andrea V. Brambila
Feb 5, 2014 by Andrea V. Brambila
Jan 15, 2014 by Inman