records show that this home was last sold in 1991, when did the pervious owner purchse this home?

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Stephanie We…, Agent, Gilbert, AZ
Thu Dec 15, 2011
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The MLS provides the following sales history:

One of the owners Trust deeded to another of the owners Trust in Feb 1991. Lets call it the "Smith" Trust.
Smith Trust A deeded to Smith Trust B in Feb 1991.
The Smith Trust conveyed the property to the Bob & Betty Smith as individuals prior to Oct 2003.
In Oct 2003, Bob & Betty Smith deeded the property to Betty Smith because she took out a mortgage on the property at that time.
After the loan closed, Betty Smith deeded the property back to Bob & Betty Smith.
All those deeds were not actual "sales"
To find out when the Smiths actually came into title would require a title search or a “chain of title” which the title company will charge a fee to do.
Regards
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Stephanie We…, Agent, Gilbert, AZ
Thu Dec 15, 2011
Given that I have a natural curious nature and after some further digging, the "Smith's" acquired this property by a joint tenancy deed in Dec 1986 from a non-related individual so I'm guessing that's when they purchased it. The public records do not have an Affidavit of Value attached to that deed.
(I was in the escrow & title insurance business for 27 years prior to becoming a licensed agent)
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Craig Harland, Agent, Scottsdale, AZ
Wed Dec 14, 2011
The online tax records do not reflect the prior sale, it is too long ago for electronic records. A title search would have to be conducted.

Thank you
Craig Harland
Solutions Real Estate
602-492-7060
http://www.searchforhomesarizona.com
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Patricia Cain, Agent, Scottsdale, AZ
Wed Dec 14, 2011
My records indicate that this property was sold last 10/16/03. I would be happy to email you this information.

Thank you and happy holidays,
Patricia
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Lucinda Tkach, Agent, Scottsdale, AZ
Wed Dec 14, 2011
A title search would have to be conducted to find out that information.

If you would like a title representative to assist you with a title search feel free to contact me direct.

Feel free to contact me for a market analysis on your current home.

Lucinda
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Michael High…, , Phoenix, AZ
Wed Dec 14, 2011
Hello, the online records show the present owner purchased the home on 2/21/1991, but do not go back further. The home was built in 1979, so there is a possibility the property sold more than once in the time between. Why are you interested?
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