is there a place/registry in Florida where I can research an investor? I'm looking to find some information to verify if the investors owns properties as they say they do.
I work in two counties in Florida. I know you can access the county property appraiser's website to get information. You can search by name, address, parcel ID, etc. Here are the two sites I use:
Pasco County http://appraiser.pascogov.com/
Hillsborough County http://www.hcpafl.org/
I'm sure most counties have a similar site that you can search.
Click on the desired state on the map, then click on the county.
Then click on go to data online for the desired site.
The property appraiser/assessor site will give you ownership info, sales info and property info.
The clerk of courts/register of deeds will tell you about mortgages, liens, foreclosures, etc.
Tax collector should give you the info on if the taxes are current.
Hope this helps.
try a local broker ... They have access to mls that can tell you just about anything you need to know. If someone is flipping you a home the deed may not be recorded yet however there may be a mls record to lookup. You can also try your local title company
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