Homefacts has announced the launch of a new mobile app for iPhone. Homefacts is a wholly-owned subsidiary of RealtyTrac. The new Homefacts app enables homebuyers, homeowners and renters to view detailed property and neighborhood information and statistics on more than 100 million homes in the United States.
Homefacts provides data on more than 30 key local and neighborhood dynamics for residential properties nationwide including detailed local school information, location and details of environmental hazards such as underground storage tanks, spills, EPA polluters, brownfields, and superfunds, along with former drug labs, sex offenders, natural hazard risk and building permit activity in a neighborhood.
“This new app will extend to mobile the revolutionary way that Homefacts helps prospective homeowners and investors perform due-diligence when buying a home,” said Jamie Moyle, CEO of RealtyTrac. “The app enables homebuyers to view detailed property and neighborhood data from wherever they are, helping them make more informed real estate decisions.”
The Homefacts app incorporates pertinent and detailed neighborhood and home information including the following:
►Property characteristics such as the number of beds, baths, etc.
►Neighborhood demographics, including population, education level and median income
►Neighborhood housing snapshot, including median property values, and vacant housing units
►In-depth school data detailing school locations, ratings, enrollment and phone numbers
►Complete registered sex offender details including street address, distance from current location, physical characteristics and specific offense
►Crime risk, current crime ratings and crime index by offense
►Level of risk for earthquakes and tornadoes as well as historical documentation of earthquake and tornado incidents
►Former drug lab locations and seizure dates
The new app makes it easy to navigate neighborhood data based on user location or find information on any one of the millions of U.S. properties using the address, city and zip search tool. The Homefacts’ map search tool allows users to view information by city or neighborhood.