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TopConnector App Explained

It’s likely that you have heard about it – TopConnector is in the App Store for almost a year, and it's gaining popularity among realtors, investors and businesses offering services to property owners. Our users like our approach to bringing a huge amount of property and ownership data to everyone in a way that is easy, affordable and unrestricted.

For our future fans, here we'd like to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about TopConnector app.

What is TopConnector?

TopConnector app provides unlimited and unrestricted access to data on virtually every U.S. property and its owners, in all 50 States. All in one place - your hand.

Now you can get data on any property you see on the map - just by touching it (on the map). It's as easy as that!

How to start using the app?

It’s very simple! Just download it from the App Store. No accounts, no logins, and no memberships are required in order to use the app.

New users can perform up to 5 lookups at no charge before being asked to subscribe in-app. This is available for new TopConnector users only.

When you subscribe to the service, you'll enjoy unlimited access to property and owner data for the duration of your subscription period.

What devices does TopConnector support?

The TopConnector app is currently available only on iOS devices.

How frequently is the data updated?

TopConnector's databases are updated weekly with the most recent data from Melissa Data Corp.

Who is using the app?

The majority of our users are in real estate business, property investors, insurance, mortgage, loan services, home repair and improvement services, and many other business targeting property owners.

TopConnector may be for real estate and business pros, but anyone can use it to get info on any property - in all 50 States!

Here are 7 awesome ways to use TopConnector:

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TopConnector App Explained

How To Quickly Research Any Neighborhood Without Going There

With TopConnector app, researching any U.S. neighborhood is incredibly easy. -- Just touch the buildings you see on the map to get data about the properties and their owners. It's as easy as that.

TopConnector gives unlimited access to data on over 120 Million residential and commercial properties, nationwide. No account is required in order to use the app, and no membership of any kind.

How it works

  1. Center the map on the neighborhood you are interested in:
    • use My Location feature to get info on the properties around you,
    • search by an address to get info on properties around that address,
    • select from the photos on your phone to get info on properties at the photo's location,
    • just drag your finger along the map to explore any area.
  2. Start touching the houses or buildings you see on the map. The callout that appears over each building will show the property type, value and the name of the property owner(s).
  3. Tap on the callout to get all available data on the property and the property owners.

Wherever you might be, the entire TopConnector property database will be always with you – right in your hand.

How To Quickly Research Home Values In Any Area

  1. Center the map on the area of interest.
  2. Start touching the houses you see on the map. The callouts that appear over each property will show the property address, property type, assessed value, and the names of the property owners.
  3. Tap on the callout for more info about the property and the owners.

How To Quickly Research Home Values In Any Area

How to find the APN of a property

There are 3 easy ways to find the property APN using TopConnector app:

If you're on the field:
  1. Open TopConnector app to view your location on the map.
  2. On the map, touch a house or building until the callout appears above the pin.
  3. Tap on the callout, then tap Properties to view the property APN.

If you know the address of the property:
  1. Enter the address into the Search field and tap Search.
  2. TopConnector will show the location of the property on the map.
  3. Tap on the callout, then tap Properties to view the property APN.

If you have photos on your phone:
  1. Tap the Select Picture button on the app's lower taskbar to open the Photos app on your phone.
  2. Select a photo. TopConnector will show the map location where the photo was taken.
  3. Tap on the callout, then tap Properties to view the property APN.

How to find the APN of a property

How to check the property values around you

  1. Tap on My Location button to center the map on your current location.
  2. Start touching the houses you see on the map. The callouts that appear over each property will show the property type, value, and the names of the property owners.
  3. Tap on the callout for more info about the property.

How to find out the prices paid for homes in your neighborhood

  1. Center the map on your neighborhood and start touching the houses on the map.
  2. Tap on the callout for more info about the property.
  3. Tap on Properties and then scroll down to the Last Sale.

How to find out who is the owner of a house

  1. On the map, touch the house you're interested in and hold until the callout appears above the pin.
  2. Tap on the callout.
  3. To view the available info about the property owner, tap the Owners button.

Find out who is the owner of a house

How much the current owner paid for the home?

  1. On the map, touch the house you're interested in and hold until the callout appears above the pin.
  2. Tap on the callout.
  3. Tap on Properties and scroll down to the Last Sale .
  4. You can check the last sold prices of all homes around the property just by touching the houses on the map.

How long the current owner has owned the home?

TopConnector app provides the number of years and months since the last property sale.

  1. Touch a house on the map. A callout will appear providing quick information about this property, including the names of the owners.
  2. Tap on the callout.
  3. Tap on Properties and scroll down to the Last Sale .
  4. Tap on Properties and scroll down to see the length of time the current owners have owned their home.

How to find out whether a property is absentee-owned

  1. Tap and hold on a house on the map until the callout appears above the pin.
  2. Tap on the callout.
  3. Tap the Owners button and scroll down to see the available info about the property owner.

How to view business information in TopConnector

Whether you're planning to open a business or are just researching local competition, TopConnector can help.

  1. Tap and hold on a commercial building on the map until the callout appears above the pin.
  2. Tap on the callout.
  3. Tap the Businesses button to see the list of businesses in that building.
  4. Tap on a business name to see who is the business owner, key executive, contact person, business size and sales volume.

How to look up the business tenants in a building

  1. Tap and hold on a commercial building on the map until the callout appears above the pin.
  2. Tap on the callout.
  3. Tap the Businesses button to see the list of the current business tenants in that building.
  4. Tap on a business name to see the available info about that business.

How to find out who is the owner of a commercial building

This is information is hard to find online.

  1. On the map, touch the building you're interested in and hold until the callout appears above the pin.
  2. Tap on the callout.
  3. To view the available info about the building's owner, tap the Owners button.
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