Where is the best place to find lists of potential sellers who:
1. Live out of county
2. Are behind on their mortgages
3. Are behind on their taxes
4. What other list categories are useful
When I go on my county's assessor site, addresses are listed but not owner names - names may be available if I go in to their office. They do sell lists but I'm not sure what info they are willing able to provide. What have others found most useful. I live in Ventura county, CA. I'm interested in preforeclosures, deals for flipping and deals for wholesaling.
Speak to these guys:
Also speak to yellowletters.com
Or read this forum topic for ideas.
SInce you're in Cali try propertyradar.com that site/service will give you everything you could possibly want, including a list of buyers. plus, it doesnt charge by the use. Listsource is give you great info but is a total scam - they get their info right from title co and sell to you at a mark-up.
yellowletters.com is good too although relatively expensive.
I just looked at propertyradar. Looks very interesting. Have you used them and do you find that they have extensive or limited records and coverage?
We are in Ventura County, too. Check out the list sources on BP. You can get most of the info with time and effort at the county offices and some cooperation from a title company, if you want to commit your time. Buying lists are faster, but can get pricey. Let's keep in touch.
@Andrew Bassuk yeah i use PR all the time. both for finding properties as well as new buyers. plus they have a comparable sales tool that's pretty accurate.
they have extensive (i think complete) coverage for california. they are spotty in AZ, NV and WA. havent checked out OR yet. but they cover the major and minor cities. they dont have great coverage of podunk areas (less than 1000 residents).
their records are quite good. i've found errors on only a small number of inquiries.
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