WatchIllinois - Watch Illinois

Watching by PIN Number

Be alerted quickly to changes in a property you have an interest in.

Find out quickly if an investment property goes to foreclosure auction, files bankruptcy, receives a lien, or more. Pin Watch will alert you weekly if a property you are Watching has any changes in Northern Illinois public records. Stay on top of your investments by giving yourself more time to react to changes that affect business. Parcel Number Watch is your automated private eye - scanning millions of Illinois public records for you - so you don't have to.

There are many cases in which you may want to watch a residential or commercial property in Northern Illinois. Watching properties is especially valuable in the real estate industry where Realtors or real estate investors are trying to perform a short sale, and need to keep track of when the property will go into foreclosure. Realtors need to keep a careful eye on properties in foreclosure which may have an auction date scheduled soon, they can work as fast as possible to close their transaction. Real estate professionals may also want to know when an individual they are working with files Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, or receive a lien filed against them.

Getting public record alerts on properties is also useful for homeowners themselves. A new homeowner should obtain an extra copy of their deed or mortgage transaction after closing of their new home, so they can verify that the transaction was recorded correctly. It is also useful for new residential or commercial property owners to keep an eye on their property in public records in case a wrongful lien or judgment is filed against their property.


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Get Started in 4 Easy Steps

  • Step One: Create an Account
  • Step Two: Create your Watch  
  • Step Three: View results instantly
  • Step Four: Receive ongoing weekly updates if new public records are filed

What is WatchIllinois?

WatchIllinois is a unique online tool which automatically alerts you when a change occurs in the public record of a person, property, or business of your choosing. Simply sign up for the criteria you want to "watch" , and we'll e-mail you weekly, letting you know if new public records are filed in the Illinois court system, based on your criteria.


About Us

WatchIllinois is a subsidiary of Record Information Services, Inc. , a 21-year old public record data compiler in the far west suburbs of Chicago, IL. WatchIllinois was created to satisfy the demand for an automated public record alerting system, that would save people time, money, and the effort that is required to track down and locate people, properties, businesses, and more in Northern Illinois. » Read More