As you know, in addition to the upcoming presidential election, there are numerous local, state and national elections coming up this year. If you haven’t already registered to vote or if you’ve recently moved, now would be a good time to verify your voter registration, and either register or update your information so that you’ll be ready to vote for your favorite candidate or issues.
Using our “Voter Records and Elections Information” website, you can access links to online voter registration records by state. Most states will have links at the state, county and city level. Here is … Read More
Just as new construction is picking up after the economic downtown during the last few years, St. Lucie County, Florida, has launched a new building permit inspection service. The building industry is experiencing growth this year so St. Lucie County’s new service comes at a perfect time. The new system allows residents and contractors to schedule building permit inspections and view inspection results online on its “Building Inspection System” page. Not only does the system make inspection requests easier but all building permit inspections requested prior to 9:00 pm will be scheduled for the next day. The County’s … Read More
There are so many steps that go into planning a wedding and actually getting married that sometimes people forget about the most crucial item – the marriage license. There are so many questions about obtaining your license such as where to apply, when to apply, what is the cost, and is there a waiting period? To answer all of your questions, research needs to be done to ensure that you have the license when you need it. Also, where do we apply for our license if we’re getting married in another state? Can we have the ceremony at the courthouse? … Read More
Has the value of your property gone up in the last year? According to an article published in The Seattle Times on Friday, March 15, 2013, entitled “Look what’s back in your house now,” property values around the country are on the rise. Depending on where you live, the market value of your home may have risen enough in the last year that you now have positive or break-even equity.
As you know, many property values declined dramatically during the last 5 years. However, according to Federal Reserve data, net equity holdings in American homes have jumped since spring 2011. … Read More
Have you ever noticed a haze in your area and wondered if it’s just fog or unhealthy smog? Smog can be created by a weather condition known as a “temperature inversion,” where the cool air in a valley is trapped by a layer of warmer air above. Temperature inversions prevent the normal release of emissions into the atmosphere thus trapping pollutants at ground level. According to an article by Paul Foy, of The Associated Press, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found the greater Salt Lake City region as having the worst air in the nation during the month … Read More
Recently the news has been full of stories about the academic performance of the education system. The quality of a school’s performance plays an important part in the quality of a student’s education. Fortunately, one of the many public records provided by states are school performance records available through their Department of Education websites.
If you are curious about the performance of the schools in your area or if you have children that will be entering elementary or secondary school sometime soon, you will probably find the information that you need for your specific state. Using our “Free Public … Read More
If you’re thinking of building a garage, an addition to your home or even building a new home, you can probably get the building permit information that you need online. By using Free Public Records Directory – Permits and Inspections, you can determine if your jurisdiction has an online link.
On each State page, there are links to the counties and cities that have online information. In addition to general information about obtaining the permit, many counties and cities offer online applications including permit status searches and online inspection requests. For instance, the City of Las Vegas has a … Read More
In the market for a used car? In addition to checking out all those little mechanical issues like brakes, the engine, etc., you may also consider checking on the history of the car. A history check can include not only prior owners, but whether or not you are about to purchase a stolen vehicle. As a result of a recently concluded lawsuit, it is now easier for everyday people to check the fraud status of a vehicle.
A database called the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) finally became available for public access on January 30, 2009. Apparently Congress … Read More