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Possible Squats Coast 2 Coast

Discussion in 'Squatting' started by IBRRHOBO, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. IBRRHOBO

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    I'm doing some work in TN right now for a cat who does forclosure work. Generally, there's a list @ city hall(s) detailing who's being forclosed on or what property(s) are being auctioned for back taxes. If anyone wants to check the lists they are free and some of the ones we're doing up here are VERY nice. Anyone in the tri-state area (TN, VA, NC) can drop me a line and I can help here. Good hunting!
     
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    I did that property preservation work on foreclosed homes for a short time in ME. There are only a handful of universal keys they use to lock the places up and many are only visited every 3 to 5 weeks. I can go check and get a list on here of the more commonly used keys. Different banks use different key sets. The potential short term squats are easily identified by postings on the windows or doors.
     
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    Hmm I'd love to see some folks report back with their experiences with this.
     
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    Okay, I rummaged through my email and found the supplier to these property preservation companies. I figured there may be other suppliers for them and so there may be way more keys so I checked another supplier and they have the same key codes.
    http://www.ushardwaresupply.com/door-locksets.aspx#.WYrtLrpFxMs The key codes we used were
    I looked back in my emails and found the key codes that would get you into these homes from mansions to run down trailers the banks have way more vacant homes than there are homeless people I'm sure!
    The key codes we used were 35241, 67767, 76667, 44535, and 64445.
    This is the supplier, it lists all the key codes the banks use on the foreclosed homes:
    http://www.ushardwaresupply.com/door-locksets.aspx#.WYrtLrpFxMs
    I was thinking there are probably more companies with different key sets so I looked at another company and they had the same keys:
    11635, 13226, 23323, 25223, 25345, 35241, 35453, 35542, 44535, 46637, 52534, 64445, 65432, 67767, and 76667.
    (http://www.carrdan.com/Door-Locks_c_7.html)
    Carrying around a bunch of keys probably isn't a travelers highest priority but id love to challenge someone to do a coast to coast trip with a pile of these keys and let us know how that worked out!