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Fun Facts About the Harris County Courthouse

The Harris County Courthouse has history dating back to 1836. During this year, brothers Augustus C. and John K. Allen founded the city of Houston. When they founded the city, a county seat moved east from Houston to Harrisburg. In 1839 ...
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What Public Records do Right-of-Way Agents Need?

Right-of-way (ROW) agents work with many industries that need to secure the property rights to a tract of land. Oil and gas companies, government agencies, inspectors, construction crews, and businesses use ROW agents to find the rightful ...
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Using CourthouseDirect.com's Search-by-Address Feature

Online public records searches have helped professionals and individuals across a variety of industries, considerably cutting down the time and effort it takes to search for and obtain a specific document. CourthouseDirect.com has been at ...
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Four Tips for a Better Property Search

Regardless of whether you’re looking for a property for personal or commercial use, the property search is typically a stressful, time-consuming, and overall draining ordeal. Finding the right property can take much longer than you might ...
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The Types of Real Property Documents Found on CourthouseDirect.com

CourthouseDirect.com is an established and reliable source for all manner of courthouse documents. This enables those who need such documents to secure and file them properly, reducing stressors such as time restrictions and hunting down ...
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Can Errors in Public Records Affect You?

State governments are responsible for maintaining public documents such as criminal records, real property documents, voter registrations, and deeds. Unfortunately, those in charge of these important records are only human. Mistakes are ...
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3 Benefits of Searching for Public Records Online

In a country of convenience, it’s no surprise that more people are performing daily tasks online instead of in person. As the Internet grows to encompass nearly every aspect of life, people can shop, renew their driver’s licenses, or ...
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Are Mortgage Records Public?

Public records enable society to stay informed about people, properties, taxes, and other issues. Freedom of Information (FOI) laws give the public access to certain data held by the government. The public has a right to receive ...
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Property Report Searching Tips

There comes a time in the life of every successful real estate agent, attorney, and land professional that a property report search is necessary. The best professionals use property report searches regularly, staying up to date on the ...
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What are Real Property Records?

Real estate is also called real property or immovable property. Real property includes the land itself, plus any property directly attached to the land. Any subset of land that legal human actions have improved is deemed real property. ...
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