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2019 Women Surveyors Summit Q&A

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 10/16/2019
  • Surveying
The Texas Society of Professional Surveyors held a Women Surveyors Summit in Austin, TX this past August 23rd and 24th. Women from across the country were invited to attend. 
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Product Updates: Hydrogen Release Notes

At CourthouseDirect.com, we're always updating our products and services to give our customers our best and access to the best. Read below for our most recent product updates for the Hydrogen Release. What's New CHD users can now request ...
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What Are Your Career Options in the Surveying Field?

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 10/02/2019
  • Surveying
As long as there are property owners, there will be a need for surveyors. The practice of surveying goes back centuries and was a vocation for several of the founders of the country. While there isn’t much exploring going on anymore as in ...
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Summer NAPE 2019: Paul Cones Interviewed on Podcast

Summer NAPE 2019 last month was a success! We ran into a number of familiar faces, met a lot of new ones, and even gave away an autographed Alex Bregman jersey to a lucky winner! Every year, we look forward to attending NAPE conferences in ...
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What is Acquiescence to a Boundary Line?

Robert Frost wrote, “Good fences make good neighbors." Hopefully, that means if the poet next door placed the fence two inches onto Mr. Frost's property, the neighbor took possession by acquiescence. Otherwise, a legal dispute would have ...
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What Is the Mineral Interests Pooling Act of Texas?

In states with mineral interests, the idea of forced pooling continues to be controversial. Individuals and groups in Ohio, Colorado, and Pennsylvania have gone to court to fight forced mineral pooling of their mineral interests. 
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What is a Title Report?

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 09/04/2019
  • Mortgage
If you are purchasing property, one of the documents you should obtain or receive is a title report. A preliminary title report is often provided after you and the seller have reached an agreement but before you close.
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Why Do You Need a Land Survey?

A land survey is a vital component of land sales and development. Anytime you need to know the boundary lines of a piece of property or the type of features it has, a land survey can provide that information.
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Landowner Rights in Conflict – The Issue of Forced Pooling

Forced pooling has been a hot courtroom issue of late in oil and gas producing regions. At issue is the balance between efficient retrieval of minerals and individual property rights. Since pooling is governed at the state level, there are ...
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Your Guide to a Successful Summer NAPE (2019)

The CourthouseDirect.com team will be a the North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) August 21 - 22, 2019 in Houston, TX, at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
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