Property transactions are public records, and many companies take advantage of this to compile databases of recent homebuyers and market various products to them.
One such product is mortgage protection insurance. This product is supposed to protect the home from going into foreclosure if one of the people who contributes to the mortgage payments dies unexpectedly and the survivors don't have enough money to pay the bills.
It sounds like a good idea on the surface, but is it really? Find out more in my Interest.com article, Should You Buy Mortgage Protection Insuranace?