This is a simple copy and paste operation performed once a week for an initial 5 weeks period. No software development required.
Contact will be extended for another 5 week period if performance is satisfactory.
Task is to produce a weekly Excel spreadsheet of foreclosure data retrieved from newspaper advertisements and from the RealtyTrac website (public account).
Ability to read and understand English is mandatory.
Task requires websearch, reading and selecting advertisements, copying and pasting text into an Excel or google docs spreadsheet and sent to my email address.
There will be approximately 200 ads to screen of which about 10 to 50 will meet the criteria.
An example of a completed spreadsheet can be found at:
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Bid amount should be for the entire 5 week period. Bid range of thirty dollars US to fifty dollars US.
Performance on the contract requires the following steps:
Part I - Newspaper Listing, the Washington Times legal notices
1) Log on to [url removed, login to view]
2) Start in the upper right hand corner and follow the path 'Marketplace > Classifieds'.
3) In the search box do:
Select a Category : Legal Notices
Date Range : Last Seven Days
Search : trustee Virginia
Search Classifieds: ON
Advanced Search : All Words
4) SEARCH. Results is a list of the ads for the past 7 days. Notice should be in the form: 1. 03/30/2009 TRUSTEE'S SALE
5) Record every advertisement matching the criteria:
5.1 Address of property limited to the following cities (VA is the state abbreviation of Virginia):
Falls Church, Virginia
5.2 Cost or sum of no more than $250,000.00. May be listed in the advertisement as:
original sum of $
original principal amount of $
which was originally $
with a face amount of $
6) For every notice of a foreclosure match the above criteria, please record the follow in separate columns in an Excel spreadsheet
6.1 date of advertisement
6.2 street address
6.4 zip code
6.5 cost or sum $
6.6 date of public auction sale
6.7 location of public auction sale
6.8 the body of the announcement copy and paste into a single cell
7) Example. The following would be recorded across one line of an Excel spreadsheet
B 7612 Savannah Street, Unit 103,
C Falls Church
F April 6, 2009 at 11:02 am
G Circuit Court of the COUNTY OF FAIRFAX, VA located at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030
L 17. 03/23/2009 TRUSTEE'S SALE
7612 Savannah Street, Unit 103,
Falls Church, Virginia 22043
Pursuant to the terms of a deed of trust dated April 7, 2006, recorded in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the County of Fairfax, VA in Deed Book 18370 , Page 1094, made by Dania E. Cross and Thomas R. Cross and securing a note drawn in the original sum of $225,000.00, the undersigned Substitute Trustee, will offer for public sale at the front of the building housing the Circuit Court of the COUNTY OF FAIRFAX, VA located at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030 on
April 6, 2009 at 11:02 am
, the property described in said deed of trust, located at the above address and briefly described as:
Condominium Unit Numbered 103, Building 7612, Phase VI, Falls Church Gardens Condominium
The property and the improvements thereon will be sold "AS IS" and without representation or warranties of any kind. The sale is subject to all liens, encumbrances, conditions, easements and restrictions, if any, superior to the mentioned deed of trust and lawfully affecting the property. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust will deliver possession of the property to the successful bidder. The purchaser at the sale will be required to pay all closing costs. Real estate taxes, water/sewer fees and other public charges will be prorated as of the date of sale.. The risk of loss or damage to the property passes to the purchaser immediately upon the conclusion of the Substitute Trustee's sale.
CASH or certified funds. A bidder's deposit of $25,000.00 or 10% of successful bid, whichever is lower, will be required with the balance of the sale price to be paid within 15 days at the office of the Substitute Trustee. Time is of the essence as to the closing date and the payment of the purchase price. If payment of the balance does not occur within fifteen days of the sale date, the deposit will be forfeited. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey good and marketable title, the purchaser's sole remedy in law or equity shall be limited to the refund of the deposit to the purchaser. Additional terms may be announced at the sale. Pursuant to the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, we advise you that this firm is a debt collector and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Surety Trustees, LLC.
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
8101 Sandy Spring Road, Suite 100
Laurel, Maryland 20707
March 23, 2009
March 30, 2009
Part II -- RealtyTrac foreclosure listings
8) Log onto [url removed, login to view]
9) In the Search Properties box enter the property address:
7612 Savannah Street, Unit 103, Falls Church 22043
10) Click on the link to the property description and record the following in the spreadsheet
I Fairfax County
J Single Family Residence