|By Marketwired .||
|July 23, 2014 08:00 AM EDT||
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA--(Marketwired - July 23, 2014) - Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced Property Data Book, an iPhone app offering convenient access to detailed, up-to-date property and mortgage data on more than 110 million U.S. properties nationwide. Owned and developed by Mobile Data Books, LLC, Property Data Book incorporates Melissa Data's extensive data enrichment capabilities in its cost-effective mobile platform; its scope of information is uniquely broad, spanning land, residential and commercial properties whether or not they are listed for sale. Users can access data quickly and easily without a subscription or account registration, creating significant value for homebuyers, real estate investors and sales professionals, insurers, lenders and a broad range of service and product providers.
As a mobile-only solution, Property Data Book functions in contrast to existing real estate information sites, which provide limited information in order to drive homebuyer traffic and build a lead-based business model. "Powered by Melissa Data's Property database, Property Data Book delivers thorough information to all users, including property value, type, age, size, building characteristics, last sale and mortgage deed, tax info and more," said Gary Van Roekel, COO, Melissa Data. "Ownership information includes number of owners, absentee or out of area owners, and corporate entities. Users can also access contact information associated with a particular address or phone number."
"Most mobile real estate apps are merely an extension of a corporate website. Information is limited to properties listed for sale, and only partial information is delivered to users in exchange for account signup. Deeper data requires the user to contact an agent, creating an environment more focused on developing leads and commission fees than serving up excellent data," said Constantine Vassil, founder of Mobile Data Books, LLC. "Property Data Book is dramatically different, and is all about the data. Users have an intelligent tool that considers the typical needs of homebuyers and real estate professionals, often on the go and in need of affordable, comprehensive property information in a timely fashion."
Mobile app users often indicate their biggest challenge is entering addresses on a small keyboard. Property Data Book incorporates this feedback, and includes a powerful reverse address and telephone lookup. Its custom algorithm populates data automatically after a few keystrokes, loading only correct options based on zip, city or area code provided. The app itself remains small in size, yet address entry is fast, correct and does not require connectivity to load the address or phone.
The app comes with limited free credits toward property research, and users simply purchase credits for what they use. Property Data Book can be downloaded from the App Store for free at getPDB.mobi.
About Mobile Data Books, LLC
Based in Southern California, Mobile Data Books, LLC is dedicated to making real estate information instantly and easily accessible to all users on their mobile devices. Our flagship mobile app, Property Data Book, allows users to instantly gather information on more than 110 million properties nationwide, including contact and property information in individual saved lists. Property Data Book is ideal for property investors, real estate agents, home buyers, professionals and businesses targeting products and services to homeowners -- accelerating property research and reducing its associated resources of time and money. Led by founder Constantine Vassil, Mobile Data Books, LLC is based on more than 20 years of experience in development of software applications and technology-enabled services. Our core expertise is in data quality web services and mobile cloud computing, delivering mobile-first business apps for location-based activities. For more information, visit http://propertydatabook.com. Follow Property Data Book on Twitter and Facebook.
About Melissa Data
Since 1985, Melissa Data has specialized in contact data quality and address management tools with a global perspective. The company's solutions help organizations effectively capture and maintain international customer contact data at the point of entry, ensuring accurate customer information across the enterprise. More than 10,000 clients worldwide in arenas such as retail, education, healthcare, insurance, finance, government and other sectors, rely on Melissa Data for a full spectrum of data validation software and services. Melissa Data's international operations readily enable access to local sales and support, including offices in the US, Europe and India. For more information or free product trials, visit www.MelissaData.com or call 1-800-MELISSA (635-4772). Follow Melissa Data on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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