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Record Information Services API Network

Record Information Services provides the most current and accurate Northern Illinois public records to thousands of clients every day. Now, you can include Illinois real estate public records from Record Information Services in your own application by accessing our API XML data feed used by programmers.

Have a technical call Mr. Wiseman today at (708) 471-5192 to discuss your public record API needs.


Data available for integration: API calls of interest
  • Illinois Record Counts: Run a record count on a specific parcel number, to see how many have been filed in each database category below.
  • Retrieve all matching Illinois public records: See all Illinois public records associated with the property your visitors are viewing. (i.e.: finding out if a certain property also has past or pending foreclosures, tax liens, bankruptcy, etc. history).
  • Search Illinois Foreclosures: Search Illinois Foreclosures by county and date range. (i.e.: See the actual foreclosures filed in Barrington in June 2010).
  • Illinois Foreclosure Public Records API: Retrieve all Illinois foreclosure public records that are associated with the property your visitors are viewing. (i.e.: View foreclosure history only).
  • Illinois Mortgage Public Records API: Retrieve all Illinois mortgage public records that are associated with the property your visitors are viewing. (i.e.: View Mortgage history only).
  • Illinois Real Estate Public Records API: Retrieve all Illinois real estate transaction public records that are associated with the property your visitors are viewing. (i.e.: View Real Estate transaction history only).
  • Illinois Tax Sales Public Records API: Retrieve all Illinois Tax Sale public records that are associated with the property your visitors are viewing. (i.e.: View Tax Sale history only).
  • Illinois Lien Public Records API: Retrieve all Illinois Lien public records that are associated with the property your visitors are viewing. (i.e.: View Lien history only).
  • Illinois Bankruptcy Public Records API: Retrieve all Illinois Bankruptcy public records that are associated with the property your visitors are viewing. (i.e.: View Bankruptcy history only).
  • Illinois Business Licenses Public Records API: Retrieve all Illinois Business License public records that are associated with the property your visitors are viewing. (i.e.: View Business License history only).
  • Illinois Divorces Public Records API: Retrieve all Illinois Divorces public records that are associated with the property your visitors are viewing. (i.e.: View Divorce history only).
  • Illinois Incorporations Public Records API: Retrieve all Illinois Incorporations public records that are associated with the property your visitors are viewing. (i.e.: View Incorporation history only).
  • Illinois Probate Public Records API: Retrieve all Illinois Probate public records that are associated with the property your visitors are viewing. (i.e.: View Probate history only).
What is an API?
An API (Application Program Interface) creates a set of instructions for how and when an application of one operating system can make data requests of an application of another operating system.

Why use Record Information Services API?
The Record Information Services API Network allows developers to display current Illinois real estate public records on their Websites.
  • Drive traffic to your Website.
  • Enhance or compliment your current data.
  • Increase average visiting time on your site.
  • Draw new visitors as your site becomes a one-stop-shop for Illinois real estate needs.
  • The Illinois Public Record API is easy to maintain - all the work is done for you by us.
How does it work
  • All feeds are delivered in XML format with your custom selection of which fields appear.
  • Foreclosures are updated daily; Mortgage, Real Estate, Tax Sale, and Lien data is updated weekly.
  • Pricing is determined by API method chosen, number of fields chosen, and what public data is published on the web.
Example of integration with Real Estate website:
  • Visitors on your Website click on a specific home for sale to view more information.
  • On the resulting page, visitors see a link for View Illinois Foreclosure Activity for the specific property they requested.
  • By clicking View Foreclosure Activity, a request is sent to Record Information Services' servers to retrieve Illinois foreclosure data for that particular property, and the foreclosure public records are then displayed instantly to the viewer.
Pricing per Database Category
  • Data used internally only, all fields - $500 API setup fee per year, plus cost of actual data
  • Data used externally with membership access only on your site - custom quote
  • Data used externally to the general public, minus certain fields - custom quote
  • Data used externally to the general public, all fields - custom quote

Getting Started

Have a technical call with Mr. Wiseman today at (708) 471-5192 to discuss your public record API needs.



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