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rebekaperez22, Renter in Modesto, CA

looking at a home today to possibly rent. How do I find out who the owner of the home is to make sure that this isnt a scam?

Asked by rebekaperez22, Modesto, CA Fri Apr 19, 2013

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Rebeka,

I answer your other questions. Please be careful since the name alone will not help at all. Yes, you find out they own it. But you do not know if they are in foreclosure or short sale. They may have 2 months left before the bank takes it away.

The only way to verify all this info is by working with a realtor.

Let me know if you need any assistance

Yamile Hirsh (Shamile)Psy. D, SFR, e-PRO,CLHMS
Real Estate Investor Specialist.
Realtor
Home Smart Real Estate
2680 S. Val Vista Dr. Suite 101
Gilbert , AZ 85297
myhirsh@gmail.com

Direct: 480-567-2121
Fax: 480-247-3722

http://www.topsellaz.com

"Your partner in Real Estate"

One of the Top 10 Featured Agents by Realtor.com in the East Valley
1 vote Thank Flag Link Fri Apr 19, 2013
if it sounds too good to be true, and the rent seems low - most likely it isn't true!

Never wire money to anyone who claims to be the owner!
1 vote Thank Flag Link Fri Apr 19, 2013
That information is a matter of public record and you can go online to the Maricopa County Assessors website. http://mcassessor.maricopa.gov/assessor//. You can search by address or parcel number and it will give you the current owner information. I hope this helps.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Fri Apr 19, 2013
Have owner meet you at the home and show you around BEFORE you give them any money for anything
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Aug 29, 2013
I realtor should be able to help you out with what you need!
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to give me a call any time!
480-275-9566

I look forward to hearing from you soon!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu May 9, 2013
I'm working with Jill Brewer to find a place in Gilbert. She has been wonderful!

Jill Brewer
Blue Sky Living, LLC
4365 E. Pecos Rd.
Ste.136
Gilbert, AZ 85295
602-791-5541
jbrewer1@cox.net
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed May 8, 2013
Contact a Realtor who can provide this information to you as a FREE service. An agent will be able to determine for you the owners of the property and if the home is on a foreclosure list.

There have been many scams out there and the name of the owner is public record and this is one of the ways the use to rent the home. Never rent over the phone, thru the mail etc..

Dan McNulty
YourAzRealEstateAgent.com
Arizona Elite Properties
225 E Germann Rd suite 110/120
Gilbert 85297
480-352-3596
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Apr 21, 2013
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