After finding the owners name on the internet through the county assessor, what is the best way to find a phone number that you can reach these folks?
@Daniel Sisto : it's kind of tricky to find phone numbers nowadays. With cell phones and privacy, nobody lists their cell phone anymore. You can use 411.com but you'll have limited success. There is also beenverified.com, but once again, they won't always find the right phone number.
Even we, as skip tracers, using all kinds of sophisticated methods don't always find the phone number.
Here is a question for you: how do you find your vacant houses? Do you do drive-bys? If so, a great way to find the people is to knock on the doors of the neighbors. They may know more than you think. We have found quite a few owners like that. I know, it is hard work, but nobody ever said that becoming rich was a walk in the park, right? :)
I wish you lots of success!
Thanks for the quick response. Yes, currently I do my drive by's before my normal work day starts and during lunch. I will definitely give knocking on neighbors doors a try and see where that takes me.
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