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What Public Records do Right-of-Way Agents Need?

Posted on Wed, Feb 08, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Right-of-way (ROW) agents work with many industries that need to secure the property rights to a tract of land. Oil and gas companies, government agencies, inspectors, construction crews, and businesses use ROW agents to find the rightful owners of properties, map out dig site locations, create property value appraisals, establish relationships with property owners, negotiate the sales of properties, and conduct ongoing site reports. Without ROW agents, many industries would be unable to perform their duties quickly and efficiently without encountering legal issues regarding property rights. Without public records searches, ROW agents would be unable to do their jobs.

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Using CourthouseDirect.com's Search-by-Address Feature

Posted on Wed, Feb 01, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Online public records searches have helped professionals and individuals across a variety of industries, considerably cutting down the time and effort it takes to search for and obtain a specific document. CourthouseDirect.com has been at the forefront of the move from paper public records searches at the local county clerk’s office to a wealth of records at your fingertips right from home. CourthouseDirect.com has made public records searching fast, easy, and affordable by allowing access to the everyman online. Now, CourthhouseDirect.com has announced a new feature that makes public records searches even simpler – Search-by-Address.

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Four Tips for a Better Property Search

Posted on Wed, Jan 25, 2017 @ 07:30 AM

Regardless of whether you’re looking for a property for personal or commercial use, the property search is typically a stressful, time-consuming, and overall draining ordeal. Finding the right property can take much longer than you might expect without the proper preparation. However, you can do a few things to make any property search go more quickly, smoothly, and painlessly. Keep the following tips in mind before you begin your next property search.

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The Types of Real Property Documents Found on CourthouseDirect.com

Posted on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 @ 07:30 AM

CourthouseDirect.com is an established and reliable source for all manner of courthouse documents. This enables those who need such documents to secure and file them properly, reducing stressors such as time restrictions and hunting down the proper documents for a situation. There are several types of real property documents you can find on CourthouseDirect.com, so we have created a brief explanation of the real property documents you can obtain and why they are important.

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Can Errors in Public Records Affect You?

Posted on Wed, Dec 28, 2016 @ 06:29 AM

State governments are responsible for maintaining public documents such as criminal records, real property documents, voter registrations, and deeds. Unfortunately, those in charge of these important records are only human. Mistakes are inevitable. Many public records have mistakes such as name misspellings, wrong addresses, or incorrect information. Most public record discrepancies are harmless, but on property records, they can affect the sale and purchase of a home. Find out all the ways an error on your property record could affect you.

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3 Benefits of Searching for Public Records Online

Posted on Wed, Dec 14, 2016 @ 07:30 AM

In a country of convenience, it’s no surprise that more people are performing daily tasks online instead of in person. As the Internet grows to encompass nearly every aspect of life, people can shop, renew their driver’s licenses, or search the public records database from the comfort of their homes. There are many benefits to using an online public records database instead of visiting your local country clerk’s office. Online public records searching may become your new favorite pastime!

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Are Mortgage Records Public?

Posted on Wed, Oct 12, 2016 @ 07:30 AM

Public records enable society to stay informed about people, properties, taxes, and other issues. Freedom of Information (FOI) laws give the public access to certain data held by the government. The public has a right to receive information easily and at minimal cost to promote government openness and transparency. This information includes court documents, marriage certificates, and public mortgage records.

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Property Report Searching Tips

Posted on Wed, Sep 28, 2016 @ 07:30 AM

There comes a time in the life of every successful real estate agent, attorney, and land professional that a property report search is necessary. The best professionals use property report searches regularly, staying up to date on the latest property information to be more efficient and informed about the pieces of land in which they are interested. However, many people don’t use property report searches to their fullest potential. Here are a few tips to make your property report search a success every time. 

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What are Real Property Records?

Posted on Wed, Sep 14, 2016 @ 07:30 AM

Real estate is also called real property or immovable property. Real property includes the land itself, plus any property directly attached to the land. Any subset of land that legal human actions have improved is deemed real property. This can include roads, canals, ponds, buildings, and anything else permanently on the property.

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Getting Started With Genealogy Searches

Posted on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 @ 07:30 AM

Learning about your ancestry can help you learn a lot about yourself. Public record searches into your genealogy can reveal your family members’ personal histories, the historical foundations of your family, and your ancestors’ cultures and traditions. Building a family tree is an important project for you and the next generation. Here’s a few easy ways to get started.

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