Record Information Services Acquires Foreclosure Report of Chicago

Posted On: April 2009

Record Information Services Acquires Foreclosure Report of Chicago

Editor: Tiffany Binate

Record Information Services Inc. is excited to announce the acquisition of The Foreclosure Report of Chicago, of Barrington, Illinois. Foreclosure Report of Chicago has long been known for its popular weekly booklet of newly filed foreclosures, foreclosure sale results, and tax sales.

Record Information Services (RIS) is a 17-year old data compiler located in the far west suburb of Elburn, IL. Public records are accessed through their high-tech searchable website, http://www.public-record.com. This site is a portal specifically designed for individual professionals and businesses to access public record data for use in direct mail and telemarketing campaigns.

Jeff Metcalf, founder and CEO of Record Information Services, states, “We are very proud to have this opportunity to acquire such a well respected publication that has been in existence for many years.” John Grafft, publisherof the Foreclosure Report of Chicago, is also very pleased with the acquisition. “We want to insure that our customers continue to get the most accurate and reliable data. Record Information Services, Inc., is a leader in the Chicago market.”

Record Information Services has experienced substantial growth in recent years. This includes the launch of new background check Web sites CheckIllinois http://consumer.public-record.com and WatchIllinois http://watch.public-record.com , as well as sites specifically for library patrons and political officials. The public records RIS compiles include foreclosures, mortgages, deeds, business licenses, bankruptcies, tax liens, tax sales, divorces, probates, forcible detainers (evictions), DUIs, suspended and revoked licenses, misdemeanors, and felonies. This information comes from the 14 Illinois county government offices that RIS compiles data from, including Chicagoland and beyond.

The official acquisition is set to begin on May 1, 2009.

More information can be obtained by e-mailing info@public-record.com or by calling (630) 557-1000.

Posted On: April 2009

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