So many new public records Internet sites are mixing the traditional form of the public records index with add-ons made possible by technology – and they’re really useful.
Search real property profiles at zillow.com, a free Internet site that is searchable by street address. Search results include a satellite map, home value, square footage, date of last sale and comparable homes. This database lists all homes in the counties covered, not just properties for sale.
Because of variabilities in geographical areas and the timing of the satellite photography, some placement of homes on the maps may not be exact. There’s no substitute for for getting on the ground, using your own eyes.