Websites offering free property history include SearchQ, Property Crunch and Trulia. Users can find out about historical sales, price increases and decreases, the average price of properties in the area, and neighborhood crime history.
At SearchQ, users can obtain free previews of a property's previous tax records, foreclosure history, mortgages, liens and owners. Further details are available to those who pay. Individuals who want to know more about the area can identify local education statistics, crime statistics and economy information. In-depth reports include quality of life and social characteristics of the local area.
Property Crunch offers free owner records, local crime reports, house crime reports and tax statistics to both U.S. and Canadian home buyers. Users may leave comments on a home's past; however, Property Crunch does not confirm such statements. Users can find properties by state, or they can enter a specific address.
Trulia allows users to search for properties to buy or rent, as well as their accompanying property assessor records. Information available includes the home's original build date, how much it is worth, the price of properties in the area, how many bedrooms and bathrooms it has and whether it features additional rooms, such as a basement or attic. Additional details include the roof's material, foundation structure and the tax code area.