RealtyTrac Acquires Homefacts

Irvine-based RealtyTrac, which provides an online marketplace and service to track foreclosure properties, said this week that it has acquired Homefacts, an online data aggregator tracking real estate information. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. As part of the acquisition, RealyTrac said that Homefacts founder James Moyle joins the company as president and Chief Operating Officer. Homefacts database tracks information found in real estate disclosure documents, including health, environmental, and safety information. Homefacts was based in Salt Lake City, Utah.