Scrubbing and Scraping my Data- Help With Collection Property Owner Inf

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Hi!!

So I have a specific list of properties I want to mail too. Its a list with around 1000 targeted homes. I need help getting the tax billing addresses for each one.

I was going to hire someone from Odesk to clean the list up and find the property tax billing address on each property. Reason for that is some of the properties may be absentee owned, so I wouldn't want to mail their tenant, I want to mail the owner at their place of residence.

Other then allowing the person from Odesk onto my MLS account, which I do not want to do for obvious reasons, what is a good way they can collect this information?? Any websites that have it for free or small fee?

Start with the county recorders office. Many have databases that you can access and avoid scraping altogether. The key is finding someone in the county who can provide raw data for property cards. Then hire an ODesk (or other support programmer) to normalize and put into a convenient form (I use a MySQL accessible DB).

Originally posted by @Lauren Hardy:
Hi!!

So I have a specific list of properties I want to mail too. Its a list with around 1000 targeted homes. I need help getting the tax billing addresses for each one.

I was going to hire someone from Odesk to clean the list up and find the property tax billing address on each property. Reason for that is some of the properties may be absentee owned, so I wouldn't want to mail their tenant, I want to mail the owner at their place of residence.

Other then allowing the person from Odesk onto my MLS account, which I do not want to do for obvious reasons, what is a good way they can collect this information?? Any websites that have it for free or small fee?

Hey Lauren would you be interested in a real estate software tool that extracts the property mailing address and that helps you out as an investor full spectrum? (Id be happy to tell you more about this software just not in the forums)

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"Id be happy to tell you more about this software just not in the forums" Emphasis mine.

Then don't post in the forums. If you can't share, don't post. The idea here is to offer open and free conversation. If you have something to sell, go elsewhere.

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