How do I contact owner of a property if all I have is their name?

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I just recently bought a house and there is almost no yard, however, next door is an empty lot with some cement. It would make an ideal space for extra parking plus some yard space to go with the house. My realtor was able to find the name of the person that owns the lot. I was wondering if anyone knew how I could find the person's contact to make an offer? 

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

@Steven Hoy That's a great question brother! This is how I do it, granted I'm in a different market but I believe you should still be able to follow the same steps. Firstly if you don't already know thew address of the lot I would google the address of the house you just bought. Then zoom out to a birds eye view and click on the lot next to the house and the address should pop up. Then I would go onto your county's appraisal district website and search the address of the lot under property search. The owner and the address of the owner should pop up. After this you have one of three choices really, first you can send them a letter saying you are interested in purchasing the lot, you can drive to their house and just go up and ask in person, or you can send their information to a skip tracing service and give them a phone call once you have that information.

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