Smart Background Checks - Reverse Address Search

Have new neighbors who just moved in to a house down the street? Wonder where your old neighbors may have moved? With one address lookup at Smart Background Checks, you can find out both the names of your new neighbors, as well as where the previous neighbors live now. Our address search data reveals comprehensive current and past tenant data for an address, which can then be used to help you find more information about those tenants.

What is Smart Background Checks?

Smart Background Checks is your premier source for information on most adults in the U.S. Our database pulls nearly a billion public records from more than 2000 verified data sources

How to perform COVID-19 Contact Tracing?

With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, Contact Tracing will be a critical activity to help stop the progression of the disease and get back to normal social activities. By being able to quickly and efficiently find family members, friends, and associates, SmartBackgroundChecks can be an important tool for contact tracing.

How do I perform a reverse phone search?

Smart Background Checks gives you instant access to do a reverse phone search on nearly any phone number in the U.S. Look up an unknown number to find the person or business behind it Start a reverse phone lookup.

What information can I find on Smart Background Checks?

When you search on Smart Background Checks, you can expect to find up-to-date U.S. public records information, including current and historical contact information (addresses, phone numbers, email addresses), known relatives and other associates, and more.

How do I search on Smart Background Checks?

At Smart Background Checks, you start a search three ways:

How can I use the information I find on Smart Background Checks?

The information we provide can help you to find and possibly reconnect with people, verify identities, and make smarter day-to-day decisions. We are not a Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA), so the information we provide cannot be used for employment, tenant or credit screening, or any other purposes defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). For those purposes, you need to obtain a background check from a CRA.

Whose information can I find on Smart Background Checks?

You can find information for most adults (18 years and older) in the U.S.

How do I know I am allowed to get information from Smart Background Checks?

As long as you are yourself 18 years old or over, and live in the U.S. or one of our other sanctioned service areas, you are legally able to perform searches at Smart Background Checks. Get more information on our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Can I look up phone numbers on Smart Background Checks?

Definitely. When you get calls or text messages from a number you don’t know, a reverse phone lookup at Smart Background Checks can give you the information you need. By looking up a 10-digit phone number, you can discover the owner of that number, phone service provider information, location, and more.

How do I opt-out or remove my private data?

Smart Background Checks respects your desire to keep your information private. We collect information through public data sources, but if you follow the opt-out process we will remove your data.

How do I use the Smart Background Checks name directory?

When you aren’t sure about how a person’s specific name is spelled, or you just feel like browsing, the Names Directory at Smart Background Checks will help you get to the right person quickly. Just start with the first letter of the last name, and you’re on your way.

Who do I talk to if I have a problem searching on Smart Background Checks?

We want to make your experience on Smart Background Checks as easy and satisfying as possible. If you run into any issues with a people search, reverse phone lookup or reverse address lookup, please feel free to contact us. A member of our Customer Service Team will respond quickly to help.

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With thousands of sources of data, we can provide the most accurate and up to date information available.

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With hundreds of millions of records available spanning nearly 30 years of public records

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Every day we process millions of reverse name, address and phone searches

Where Do Our Address Search Results Come From?

As soon as an address is filed at a county recorder’s office, it becomes part of the official public record. This includes the names of those who lived and/or did business at that address, and other related data.

The Smart Background Checks address search database grants you access to information for that property and the millions of other addresses that exist in the U.S. Such information can help to give you a more complete history of a property’s occupancy, as well as where those tenants have lived and, if they moved, where they may live now.

See Who Lived Where When

As long as it’s part of the public record, we have access to information about any physical address in the United States. You can perform an address search to:

  • Find the names of the address’s past and present owners and/or occupants
  • Investigate where a former tenant has since moved
  • Discover where a tenant came from before
  • And more
Whatever your reason may be to do an address search, Smart Background Checks is here to help. Just enter the full street address in the search field above, as well as the city and state, to get the correct information for the exact address you want. In just a few seconds, we will create a complete summary of the current and previous tenants for that address.