I went to my county's superior court website. There are thousands of people in the foreclosure mediation process. The online-available court documents reveal homeowner name and address. I get their phone numbers from the whitepages.com with this information.
Has anyone here been successful cold-calling preforclosure owners?
I called four preforclosure owners last night. Results:
Owner 1 - Left a message: "Hi I'm Pedro. Live in Manchester. I might be interested in buying the property at [address here]. Are you interested in selling it? I so please call me at [my phone # here]."
Owner 2 - Not interested in selling house.
Owner 3 - Phone number no longer active (disconnected service).
Owner 4 - Owner says, "I'm sitting on the sofa with my dying wife. No, I don't want to sell my house. Thanks for asking though." Did not know how to respond to his statement. Threw me off guard. My wife later told me, "call him back and see if there's anything we can do to help. Make them a meal?"
That was the last call I made for the night. I'd just like to know:
Am I wasting my time here?
Has anyone found motivated sellers via cold calling?