What is "skip tracing"? - Skip tracing refers to the process of locating the owner of a property by obtaining contact information such as mobile phone numbers, landlines and email addresses.


Why is having quality skip traced data important? - Skip tracing with BatchLeads will ultimately bring your cost per lead and cost per contract down because you won't be wasting money on bad data. We aggregate our data from top tier credit bureaus and when you export your skip traced list, BatchLeads will always provide a score on how confident we are that the phone numbers are accurate.


This guide will show you how to skip trace a single address in your BatchLeads account. If you'd like to see how to import your own list to skip trace click here OR if you'd like to learn how to skip trace in bulk from 'My Lists', click here.


Start by going to "My Lists" from the menu on the left. You can search for something or use your filters to find the property you're looking for. Once you see the property you'd like to skip trace, click on the address to open the details (shown in the image below).


Once the details of the property are open, click "skip trace" under the "property details" tab (shown in the image below).


You'll have the option to assign it to a new list if you'd like and it will give you the estimated cost. It is estimated because you'll only be charged if BatchLeads is able to bring data back for you successfully. BatchLeads will also never charge you for duplicate skip traces. Click "skip trace" at the bottom after reviewing.


If there is available data, it will appear instantaneously. 


Hover over the "i" to get more information on a specific phone number. You can view...


The phone provider the phone number belongs to (T-Mobile, AT&T, etc.), 

The type of line (mobile number or landline)

If it's on the national DNC list and 

If it's reachable and has been tested (if it's reachable and has been tested, this means that the phone provider has reported that there has been a successful call made to that phone number in the last 6 months.

You can even click on the phone numbers to make phone calls!! (only available in personal plus plans and higher) Click HERE to learn about "Click to Dial"!