It is sometimes possible to find out the previous owner of a car from looking at the title slip, especially if the car changes hands through a private transaction. However, car dealers and the Department of Motor Vehicle... More »

Some places to find the history of a home’s previous owner include checking real estate sites, getting a house report and looking into public records and local permits. Interested parties cal also ask neighbors or a real... More » Business & Finance Real Estate

Find information about a vehicle's previous owner by ordering a vehicle history report. In order to get a full vehicle history report, expect to pay a small fee. More »

License plates may only be used on one motor vehicle at a time, but the transfer of registered plates from one car to another car purchased by the same owner is a legal transaction. Regulations and specific procedures va... More » Vehicles DMV & Records

A car title is a paper document that contains vehicle and owner information and provides proof that the named person on the title owns the listed vehicle. A vehicle owner must have possession of the title before selling ... More »

Obtaining the title of an abandoned car is done through contacting the DMV in order to make contact with the current owner of the vehicle. In the event that the owner cannot be located, the car is impounded and put up fo... More » Vehicles DMV & Records

A clean car title is one that is free of levies and liens from creditors and other parties. Cars with clean titles leave no room for doubt as to who is the legal owner, and no one else can make a legal claim of ownership... More » Vehicles DMV & Records