Direct mail marketing question

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Where can i find a list of contact information for homes id like to use for direct mail marketing? Once i get this list, is it legal for me to just start mailing out letters to them or how should i go about this?

hey @Alex Mondragon - you wont have any problem doing this as an end buyer, though you'll likely get some angry or annoyed call backs. If you're planning on wholesaling, every state has different laws which you'll want to verify first to make sure you do it legally. If you're doing it locally, lets talk because maybe we can partner on something.

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Originally posted by @Alex Mondragon :

Where can i find a list of contact information for homes id like to use for direct mail marketing? Once i get this list, is it legal for me to just start mailing out letters to them or how should i go about this?

Hi Alex, can you clarify? Do you already have a list of homes you'd like to mail and simply looking for the contact information? Or are you looking for a targeted list to mail to with complete contact info?

Different methods for each....

There are no postal laws or regulations preventing you from sending letters to individuals, however, as others have said, you may very well get some angry or unpleasant responses....it's the nature of the beast. I've heard people threaten to call the cops or an attorney, actually CALL the cops, threaten to shoot me in the head, do things to my dog...It all amounts to nothing but blowing off steam.

No matter what kind of marketing you do, stay professional and always take the high road. 

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