About AFX

Established in 1995, AFX is a multidisciplinary research and investigative service provider.  We perform title searches for clients such as attorneys, government agencies, auction and foreclosure investors, lenders, title underwriters, insurance companies and investment corporations. We conduct investigative work for attorneys and corporations including asset discovery, asset recovery, corporate due diligence and title forensics.


With our corporate headquarters located on the scenic California Central Coast, AFX has offices in Washington, Florida and Michigan, and has title abstractors in every US county. Our team of investigators and certified title abstractors conduct all level of standard and customized research and investigations. We also provide training materials and in-person training in title searching.



AFX Founder David Pelliginelli


AFX Founder Dave Pelligrinelli has over 20 years experience in private investigations and title research. He has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Robb Report, as well as several trade publications. Dave is a regular contributor and frequent podcast guest on American Private Investigator.com. He is on the board of NALTEA (National Association of Land Title Examiners and Abstractors. He has served as an expert witness for the US Department of Justice.



999 Monterey Street Suite 380

San Luis Obispo, CA