The CourthouseDirect.com Blog

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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How to Use CourthouseDirect.com for Remote Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned much of the working world upside down. While a lot of work has migrated online in the past couple of decades, never have more companies needed online access to information at one time. CourthouseDirect.com ...
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How to Search for an Involuntary Lien

For a real estate investor, one of the first steps in performing due diligence is to ensure the property of your choice has no involuntary liens against it. Sellers should let buyers know of any cloud on the title, but not everyone is ...
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Net Royalty Acres vs. Net Mineral Acres – What You Need to Know

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 03/25/2020
  • Finance
Land is all about the acres. Land with exploitable minerals such as oil and gas is about a bit more. When mineral interests are involved, you may wonder if you’ve wandered into the weeds (so to speak) when you start hearing the terms net ...
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How to Use the Lease Alert Feature on CourthouseDirect

CourthouseDirect.com has a nifty tool called the Lease Alert, and it was developed by oil and gas landmen. Lease Alert helps you keep tabs on any oil and gas leasing activity in any Texas county. All you have to do is sign up. Lease Alert ...
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