is partnering with to allow home seekers to search for foreclosures on the HomeSaleDirectory Web site.

While there is certainly an opportunity to push foreclosure sales, the announcement from the companies seems a bit too glib for our tastes about a trend that is decimating the U.S. economy.

“Our new partnership with reflects our common goal of providing consumers with real estate services that are in great demand,” said Ari Monkarsh, vice president at

The release added that “the foreclosure marketplace is one of the few growing areas in real estate at the moment.”