Easiest way is to drive the neighborhoods you are interested in buying in. Find the properties that need some cosmetic tender loving care. If you do not want to drive the areas yourself - explain your criteria to some high school students and have them do the dird dogging for you. Once properties are found - check the county records for Owners name and address. Send them a letter stating that you have driven by the property and see it needs work and would be interested in buying the property. Include some pictures of the property if out-of-state Owner so they can see that it is not being maintained.
Mar 30, 2010