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How to Locate Adverse Tax Liens Online

Whether you are a real estate investor or simply looking for a new home, an adverse lien can bring things to a screeching halt. One of the first steps of your due diligence is finding out if the property you are interested in purchasing ...
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5 Property Search Pointers

Searching for a property, whether it's commercial or residential, can be exciting. There is a lot to learn and so much to see that it can be overwhelming to first-timers. Even those experienced in property transactions can find themselves ...
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What You Need to Know About Mineral Appraisals

When you own land in Texas, your “estate,” or property you own, is split into two - you have the surface estate and a mineral estate. Within municipalities, the local government typically owns the mineral estate, but out in the wide-open ...
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What Does A County Clerk Do?

Would you like to be the County Clerk? You really, really need to love paperwork, documentation, and taking notes. And that’s just to start. Most people don’t know what goes on at the County Clerk’s office. It’s much more involved than you ...
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What is Document Storage & Retrieval?

Today, the world generates exponentially more information. Fortunately, most of it is stored electronically in a data management system of one sort or another. Searching is done online, and retrieval means opening a document on your ...
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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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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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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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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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