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How Can You Get an Easement in Texas?

Easements come in many forms and often are created by a municipality. But what if you need to get an easement? How does that work? Maybe your neighbor needs to share part of your driveway, or you want to provide a common path to a pond ...
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What Documents Do I Need to Sell My House?

So, you’re getting ready to sell your house. Exciting! Now, you’re probably asking yourself, “What documents do I need to sell my house?” We’re so glad you asked. Keep reading to find out all the paperwork (some of it might be available ...
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How to Avoid and Resolve a Federal Tax Lien

Do you have a tax lien on a piece of property you own? Tax liens are no fun, but they aren’t as hard to resolve as you might think.  Here’s how it’s done.
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The 5 Most Common Types of Federal Tax Liens

A lien is a legal claim that a creditor makes against a debtor’s property to force past-due payment of a debt. Liens are public documents that tell all other creditors that the lien-placing creditor is first in line for the money if the ...
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What Is a Hospital Lien?

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 05/27/2020
  • Finance
We are seeing more inquiries about hospital liens lately. With the rise in medical costs, it’s no surprise that the healthcare industry is looking for ways to collect on some substantial bills. With the COVID-19 pandemic delaying ...
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Federal Tax Liens Explained

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 05/20/2020
  • Mortgage
A federal tax lien can tie up your assets and property, making it difficult to get a loan. In addition, your credit score takes a dive, and bankruptcy won't help you.  Tax liens are one tool the IRS and the federal government have in their ...
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What Documents Do You Need Before You Foreclose?

During the Great Recession, between 2009 and 2010, the housing market hit its peak foreclosure rate. More than five million homes went into foreclosure, and homebuyers could find homes at more than half off the original price in many areas ...
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Why do you need a real property report?

When dealing with real estate, the amount of information needed to make an informed decision abounds. One of the reports you need to help you determine the value of your potential property investment is a property report.  Property reports ...
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Use CourthouseDirect.com Data Services to Find Mortgage Marketing Leads

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 04/29/2020
  • Mortgage
Generating mortgage marketing leads can take time, but there is a way you can gather a mailing list to get a quick start. CourthouseDirect.com provides an array of data services that can help you pinpoint individuals who may be in the ...
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Using CourthouseDirect.com’s Tax Maps, Tax Records, and Recorded Plats

Three tools available at CourthouseDirect.com are the Tax Map, Tax Record, and the Recorded Plat databases. Accessible from the GIS Map search application, each of these databases is chock full of data and information useful to anyone ...
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