I can find expired listings on the mls but on them they only give the listing agents phone number. how do i find the owners phone number?

Asked by James, Apple Valley, CA Thu May 31, 2012

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Annette Law…, Agent, Palm Harbor, FL
Fri Jun 1, 2012
It is excellent to see that agents in Apple Valley are protecting the home owner by not revealing who they are or a means to contact them. All those 'investor school' escapees are also wanting the same information so they can hunt the owner down like a pack of dogs.

As a real estate agent with the address of the property you have many, many, many options. I suggest you consult your broker about using the tools readily available.

Don't expose your home sellers to unwanted exposure. Do exactly what you see these other agents doing.
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John Souerbry, Agent, Fairfield, CA
Sat Jun 2, 2012
I agree with Annette, the seller's privacy should be safeguarded throughout the process. Our MLS entry screen has a space where the seller's name and phone number can be entered and I always leave the phone number blank.
I consider an introductory letter to be more respectful of the seller's privacy.
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The Roskelly…, Agent, Gambrills, MD
Fri Jun 1, 2012
Hi James,

You can search the owners name in any of the popular people searches. Yahoo has a good one. But you have to be careful to make sure that you are in compliance with do not call registries.
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