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What Are Real Property Documents and Why Do You Need Them?

Documentation makes the world go ‘round. Owners, sellers, and buyers all need access to the essential information contained in real property documents for decision making, due diligence, and peace of mind.  Real property documents are ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Asset Searches

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 03/04/2020
  • Legal
An asset search is a formal name for "follow the money." Assets are anything, tangible or intangible, that can be converted into cash, or that has a cash value. Not all assets are of public record, however. Many are covered by privacy laws ...
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How to Perform a Lease Check

The first step in the process of bringing a tract of land from prospect to oil sales is the lease check. A lease check is a quick way of ensuring there are no obstacles to signing a lease on a tract, including problems with title and the ...
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How to Find Home Deeds in Texas - Easily

The availability of online databases and services certainly can streamline your house deed search. However, there is more to it than logging on and plugging in a few words. You need to know what you are looking at, and what to do if the ...
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CourthouseDirect.com Voted a Houston Top Workplace for the 7th Year in a Row

This is the eighth time and the seventh consecutive year that CourthouseDirect.com has been named a Top Workplace by the Houston Chronicle.
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What Does an Oil and Gas Attorney Do?

As the name implies, an oil and gas attorney specializes in the law as it pertains to the industry. Even so, it includes a wide range of legal topics, including property law, mineral rights, contract law, and environmental law. The gas and ...
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How to Find a Deed Online

Searching deeds online is a far sight better than traipsing from courthouse to courthouse looking up information on multiple parcels of land. However, there are still ways you can simplify your online search, and make the search tools work ...
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How CourthouseDirect.com Provides Value to Oil and Gas Professionals

CourthouseDirect.com is the premier resource for the oil and gas industry in Texas. Our website provides easy online document searches for real property records, grantor/grantee indexes, liens, and other documentation. We continue to build ...
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Division Orders: Protection from Double Liability

For operators and mineral rights owners, oil and gas leases are complicated at best. Adding to the Gordian knot of contractual obligations and regulations is a document called a division order. If not handled correctly, a division order ...
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Why are Land Surveys Important?

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 12/11/2019
  • Surveying
Why are land surveys important? Because you can’t buy or develop land properly without one. Going in without a land survey is flying blind. You have no way of knowing what obstacles you may face or even the exact perimeter of your ...
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