I believe Realty Trac does have some nice features. The one thing that I find most beneficial is the property analysis, so that you can see what type of returns you would be earning, running all kinds of scenarios. However, as far as your specific question, the other respondents are absolutely correct in that Realty Trac merely pulls their information from other sites. Thus, it is contingent upon all the other sites being accurate as well. As with most sites, there are some positives and some short comings. Another site that is useful when looking for foreclosures is foreclosureradar.com....they offer a 3 day trial, so I'd recommend doing that and really digging deep into it for three days to see if it offers exactly what you are looking for. There is a pretty cool video that gives you insight into how the auction proceedings take place on the courthouse steps. While sites are definitely one source, it wouldn't hurt to speak with someone who is in the trenches on a daily basis. Best of luck!
Chad Basinger, REALTORÂ®, CPA, CFPÂ®