The Irvine-based firm has selected Chase International because it was a u201cnatural selection for our network.u201d

IRVINE, CA-Locally based source for real estate and foreclosure data RealtyTrac has selected Chase International as the latest member of its RealtyTrac Network, a licensed network available to leading independent and franchised brokerage companies across the nation. Chase has a proven track record throughout the Lake Tahoe and Reno regions.

As part of the network, Chase will have access to one of the most comprehensive real estate data sets in the country. The partnership also allows Chase to capitalize on market trends and have exclusive access to buyer and seller leads, increased brand exposure and national media resources.

According to Jamie Moyle, CEO of RealtyTrac, “Chase International is a dynamic, independent real estate firm committed to the success of its clients, sales associates, staff and community and was a natural selection for our network. We are selecting only top brokerages in each market as members of the RealtyTrac Network, helping to complement our comprehensive housing data and further our missions of increasing transparency in the housing market and improving the process of buying and selling real estate.”

Moyle added in a prepared statement that RTN gives members access to the RealtyTrac brand as a platform and provides granular insight into local real estate trends. “RTN empowers brokerages like Chase International with a steady flow of rich content and access to one of the country’s most robust data sets along with more access to local media in their market.”

RTN members have access to comprehensive US housing information and data, including property-level data for sales, loan information, property characteristics and foreclosure details. They will also be able to access more than 20 key local and neighborhood factors via Homefacts.com, a RealtyTrac subsidiary.

Craig King, COO of Chase International, said in the statement that RealtyTrac is “one of the most recognized and highly regarded names in real estate. We are proud to align our company with such a well-established brand. Our membership in RTN is part of our continued commitment to be an innovator in the high-end real estate industry and will benefit our clients by adding to our creative business expertise, local knowledge, online and print marketing strategies and international connections.

As GlobeSt.com reported earlier this week, California has the third-highest number of vacant homes in foreclosure as of June, according to RealtyTrac. At 9,802 owner-vacant properties, the Golden State fell far behind Florida, with 55,503 owner-vacant homes; and Illinois, with 17,672.