The CourthouseDirect.com Blog

Downloading and Emailing Real Property Documents From CourthouseDirect.com

Posted on Wed, Nov 05, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

CourthouseDirect.com was created to empower members to locate and utilize documents and records from 131 counties throughout Texas. All types of county records are included in our electronic database, which is one of the most comprehensive collections of real property documents in Texas. Our website offers several ways to search and locate documents. The instructions below will maximize the search results retrieved on CourthouseDirect.com. Following these steps will explain how to search, download and email images.

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Tags: Document Storage and Retrieval

Navigating CourthouseDirect.com’s Texas Data Coverage

Posted on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

CourthouseDirect.com’s Texas Data Coverage is one of the most comprehensive resources for document research in the entire state. With a wealth of image documents, grantor/grantee records, and more, our goal is to simplify the research process for professionals of the energy, oil and gas, engineering, legal, land research and financial industries. Learning to navigate our Texas Data Coverage will enhance research efficiency while providing access to the largest collection of property documents in the state.

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Tags: Document Storage and Retrieval, Oil & Gas Industry

Top 5 Topics Discussed During Our Grantor Grantee Index 101 Webinar

Posted on Wed, Oct 22, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Earlier this summer, CourthouseDirect.com conducted an informational webinar about grantor/grantee index essentials. During this session, our team covered the significance of these indexes and showed clients how to use the features of our website efficiently. Because it has been a while since we last discussed grantor/grantee indexes, we think it would be good to review the highlights as a refresher.

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Tags: Document Storage and Retrieval, Land Survey

The Courthouse Researcher’s Toolkit: What You’ll Need

Posted on Fri, Sep 12, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

From genealogists tracking family history, to landmen doing research on the job, researching records has been one of the main functions of county courthouses around the nation. However, people are moving from the courthouse to their laptop as records have become more accessible, thanks to the internet. A large number of municipalities now offer online access to records, so courthouse research is easier and less time consuming than in the past. If you’re planning to dive into the realm of historical and property records, here are the things you’ll need to help you in your search.

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Tags: Document Storage and Retrieval

7 Tips to Make Your Courthouse Research Easier

Posted on Mon, Sep 01, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Genealogy is a fascinating treasure hunt that can lead to exciting discoveries about family history. Tracing a family tree takes time, patience, and resourcefulness. Many records are available online, but inevitably, your search will lead you to the courthouse, where you’ll find birth, death, and marriage certificates and so much more. Before you head to the courthouse in search of your ancestors, study these seven tips to make your courthouse research significantly easier and lead to better results.

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Tags: Document Storage and Retrieval

Take Your Genealogy Search to the Next Level

Posted on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

There is something incredibly interesting and rewarding about conducting a genealogy search. It allows you to get in touch with your past, encounter stories you never knew existed, and preserve history for future generations. With the rise of the internet, genealogy searches have never been easier. New resources, tools, and technologies are surfacing, and the capabilities and possibilities are seemingly endless. Why not start searching?

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Tags: Document Storage and Retrieval

In Case You Missed It: Texas Courthouses with Missing Records

Posted on Fri, Jun 27, 2014 @ 07:00 AM
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CourthouseDirect.com Tips and Tricks: Searching the GeoIndex Pt. 2

Posted on Mon, Jun 23, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

For title agents, landmen, appraisers, and other land professionals, accurately tracing ownership history requires a search and review of court documents. In the past, this involved trekking to the courthouse, often wasting half a day or even more sifting through records. Today, CourthouseDirect’s GeoIndex simplifies title research with each click of the mouse. In part 1 of “Tips and Tricks: Searching the GeoIndex,” we explored ways to refine your search and quickly locate desired records within GeoIndex.

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Tags: Document Storage and Retrieval

CourthouseDirect.com Tips and Tricks: Searching the GeoIndex Pt. 1

Posted on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

As a land professional, saving money and time whenever possible is always a top priority. With CourthouseDirect’s GeoIndex search, you can find needed information without leaving the comfort of your home or office. With an extensive collection of title plants beginning in the early 1800s, CourthouseDirect’s GeoIndex search is your first stop for convenient, efficient property record searches.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Texas Courthouses

Posted on Wed, Jun 18, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Embodying Texas’ independence as a state and governing power, county courthouses erected after 1836 became a reminder of the community’s struggles and progress. Though decimated by more than 50 fires prior to the turn of the century, Texas county courthouses served as a haven for vital documents and land records. While the historical significance of Texas’ courthouses cannot be denied, quite a few little-known secrets about these majestic buildings exist.

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Tags: Document Storage and Retrieval