Zillow Advice: Buying Process - Is there a way to enter an address of a home that you like that is not for sale to determine interes http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-enter-an-address-of-a-home-that-you-like-that-is-not-for-sale-to-determine-interes/379020/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Also, I just came across ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-enter-an-address-of-a-home-that-you-like-that-is-not-for-sale-to-determine-interes/379020/ Also, I just came across this service that will supposedly notify you when a property gets listed: <a rel="nofollow" href="http://notifymewhenlisted.com/">http://notifymewhenlisted.com/</a> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 12:32:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-enter-an-address-of-a-home-that-you-like-that-is-not-for-sale-to-determine-interes/379020/ 2010-12-31T12:32:00Z I wouldn't ring the doorbell!&nbsp;&nbsp; ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-enter-an-address-of-a-home-that-you-like-that-is-not-for-sale-to-determine-interes/379020/ <p>I wouldn't ring the doorbell!&nbsp;&nbsp; If&nbsp;a stranger&nbsp;came to my door and rang the doorbell expressing interest in the house, I'd call the police as I'd suspect they'd be casing the place for burglary (or other crime).&nbsp;&nbsp;<br/><br/>Perhaps a letter of interest, and let them know to contact you if they are ever considering selling.<br/><br/></p> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 06:04:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-enter-an-address-of-a-home-that-you-like-that-is-not-for-sale-to-determine-interes/379020/ 2010-12-31T06:04:00Z I think it would be a good ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-enter-an-address-of-a-home-that-you-like-that-is-not-for-sale-to-determine-interes/379020/ I think it would be a good idea to contact a local real estate agent that focuses on buyer agency.&nbsp; I think that would provide several purposes:<br/><br/>(a)&nbsp; The owner of the property might not be as off-put (or nervous) if they are contacted by a real estate professional than a "random" stranger<br/><br/>(b)&nbsp; If they're contacted by a buyer's agent that is calling/dropping by on behalf of a buyer, they won't have a negative reaction that the agent's real motive is to get a listing<br/><br/>(c)&nbsp; If you are interested in the property, your buyer agent can put the transaction together.<br/><br/>Good luck! Fri, 31 Dec 2010 03:54:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-enter-an-address-of-a-home-that-you-like-that-is-not-for-sale-to-determine-interes/379020/ 2010-12-31T03:54:00Z I am not aware of any service, ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-enter-an-address-of-a-home-that-you-like-that-is-not-for-sale-to-determine-interes/379020/ I am not aware of any service, but what you could always do is go up to the door and knock/ring and stand away from the door (so they can see who it is) and introduce yourself and simply let them know that you really like their house (although at this stage, I'm not sure how it could be the "perfect house" if you have yet to see the inside of it) and that you'd be interested in purchasing it if they ever decide to sell.&nbsp; Most likely, they will appreciate the fact that someone else likes their home.&nbsp; Just be professional and respectful and you'd be surprised what people might share with you.<br/><br/>Best of luck! Thu, 30 Dec 2010 20:48:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-enter-an-address-of-a-home-that-you-like-that-is-not-for-sale-to-determine-interes/379020/ 2010-12-30T20:48:00Z