Skip Trace programs recommendation for California

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Hello BP!

Are there any skip trace software you guys recommend that is accurate to do an address reverse look up? 

Do you know property radar’s app is accurate with the homeowner’s cell phone number and mailing addresses?

Hello Bryan. Have you found a good skip trace company here in California yet?

@Bryan Pham - I don't consider our product a "skip trace" tool. You can do a quick search for properties that people (or companies) own based on their name, phone or email. You also quick search for properties, and their owners, by address, APN, or by just clicking on the property on a map. From there we provide property address, mailing address, phone numbers, etc. Depending on what you need it might be enough.

A true skip trace tool like Accurint or TLO will pull data from credit reports, tell you where they work, show criminal and driving records, show possible relationships to other people, past addresses, aliases, and other tools that law enforcement, collection agencies, PI's, etc need to try to find folks who are missing or hiding. Access to much of the data is often limited to people in certain professions, and doing certain activities - though I've certainly heard of investors lying to get access, I wouldn't recommend that.

Hey @Bryan Pham !

Just seeing this post today. I agree with @SeanOtoole, the true skip trace tools such as Accurint and TLO do pull data from credit reports and give you a substantial amount of information on an individual you are looking for. Albeit, the quality of data I have gotten from them was not of the highest quality and many leads I paid for turned out to be dead ends. 

Currently, I am using a software system, I developed, it is getting me an accurate match of 85% or higher on my lists. The software gives me an up to date phone number which I then leave a voicemail with slybroadcast.com or shoot the number a text with eztexting.com. This has lead me to a response rate of over 10%, 7 contracts with one being a $45K flip. 

Searchbug.com (my employer) is a California skip tracing company that can fulfill nationwide. We have an investor-friendly skip tracing service that is of a similar grade in terms of accuracy to TLO.

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