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Old 12-10-2008, 02:57 PM
 
Location: Some place very cold
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I want to verify the owner of an apartment building. How do I do this?

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Woofers
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Old 12-10-2008, 03:04 PM
 
Location: Montrose, CA
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County records office.
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Old 12-10-2008, 08:46 PM
 
Location: Southwest Austin
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County records office.
In some states, such as Texas, the property manager is required to provide this information if requestsed. The law goes way back though before public info was so easy to find online, so yes, you'd just go to the county website.

Steve
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Old 12-11-2008, 10:50 PM
 
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County Public Records will show a name and address where the tax bill is sent and is the first place to look. If your jurisdiction requires a Rental Business License or Tax Certificate... that would also be a source... as well as the Rent Control Board if applicable.

If the property is owned by a corporation you may need to contact the secretary of state to determine who owns the corporation.

Trusts are harder to determine since they are often "Private"

In California, each renter is entitled to the name and address of a person authorized to receive legal notice on behalf of the owner(s) this may or may not be an owner or more probable for large buildings a management company or lawyer.
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Old 12-12-2008, 01:36 AM
 
Location: ID
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Build a little shack on the property. Put a clothes washer on the front porch. Set a junker vehicle up on cement blocks in the front yard. Erect a long clothes line and fill it with raggley clothes.

The owner will be by shortly.
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Old 12-12-2008, 06:25 AM
 
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Some counties are online. All you have to do is type in the address and submit - the info will come up including purchase price/owner/leinholder, etc.
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Old 12-12-2008, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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Grantor-grantee index
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Old 12-12-2008, 11:25 AM
 
Location: Some place very cold
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Thank you.
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Old 02-02-2009, 09:40 PM
 
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Build a little shack on the property. Put a clothes washer on the front porch. Set a junker vehicle up on cement blocks in the front yard. Erect a long clothes line and fill it with raggley clothes.

The owner will be by shortly.
I'm still laughing about what you said. You are right, the owner would be there shortly.
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Old 02-03-2009, 04:35 PM
 
Location: Pittston, PA ===> World's Quality Tomato Capital
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Build a little shack on the property. Put a clothes washer on the front porch. Set a junker vehicle up on cement blocks in the front yard. Erect a long clothes line and fill it with raggley clothes.

The owner will be by shortly.
HA LOL that's funny!!
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