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property owner search

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by cutterj, Mar 13, 2005.

  1. cutterj

    cutterj LawnSite Member
    Messages: 42

    Does anyone know if there is a way to look up a property owner if you know there address. I'm thinking of targeting homeowners in the area that i know recieve lawn care. I think it would be more proffesional if the letter was personally addressed to them. Any ideas?
  2. ECS

    ECS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,733

    Some places have a GIS site through the county. GIS is for Geographical Information System and it is used a lot by Realtors. If you know a realtor, check with them. We have it here and I can get the property owner's name and address to any peice of property in the county.
  3. tonygreek

    tonygreek LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,867

  4. newleaflandscape

    newleaflandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 348

  5. Groundcover Solutions

    Groundcover Solutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,254

    Ah this question pertains to me since I used to work in commercial realestate. Most cities have there records online every parcel should be given what is called a sidwell number. You can usually look these up on there web sites. If the city dose not have a web site a good place to call is the assessors office you can give them an address and they will give you all the information on file. You can also visit your cities assessors office and take a look at parcel maps and get the sidwell number or parcel id from them. this way you do not even need an address. This should give you the owners name the person or entity that payed the taxes last year and so on. All of this is public information and any one can access it for personal or commercial use.
  6. cutterj

    cutterj LawnSite Member
    Messages: 42

    thanks newleaf, the link you gave seems to do what I want. Hopefully the idea works out.
  7. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    There is a site that allows you to enter an address and find all the addresses in the surrounding area .

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