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Fact Finding: Locating & Researching Persons, Companies, and Property: Researching Property

This guide offers paid and free resources for locating contact information, financials, and other information about individuals and business entities.

Licenses, Inspections & Violations

Pennsylvania County/Local Property Searches, Taxes, & Assessments

Property Records in Pennsylvania are maintained by the Assessor's office for each county. Many counties make the information available online but the amount of detail contained in those records does vary by county. Unfortunately there is no consolidated list of county tax assessor webpages available for the state of Pennsylvania. Below are links to several counties in the eastern part of the state as well as general resources. 

Property Fraud Prevention - Philadelphia

Deed Fraud Guard is a free service offered by the City of Philadelphia. Property owners may sign up to receive email alerts if their name appears in a property record.

For more information see

To sign up go to

more Deed and Mortgage Fraud resources:

New Jersey County/Local Property Searches & Assessments


Real Property for Sale or Rent

Recently Sold Real Property & Property Value Estimation

Historical Property Records