Do you need a copy of the deed to your home, a copy of your mortgage papers, or another type of recorded document but don’t know where to look? There is an office that handles recorded land records in every county, city or town, depending on the state. In some states, it is the Recorder’s Office, in some states it is the Clerk’s Office, and in some states it is the Register of Deeds Office.
Many counties, towns and cities offer online access to recorded documents, others offer online access to the index of records with image copies available for … Read More
It was announced yesterday in the Greeley Tribune that public records from the Weld County, Colorado Clerk and Recorder’s Office are now available online. Word has apparently already spread, according to Weld County Clerk and Recorder Steve Moreno, who noted that there was just one person researching inside his office yesterday morning. This was a far cry from the long lines of oil and gas workers, property owners, title companies and attorneys typically found outside his office before it even opened. His office has been very busy scanning in the hard copy records for nearly two years, at a cost … Read More
Access to recorded documents such as deeds, mortgages, liens, and other records related to ownership of property can usually found at your county recorder’s or clerk’s office. Some recorders’ offices allow online access to their records where searches can be made by name, date, document number or document type. Some provide this service free of charge, while others may charge fees. In addition to land ownership records, some recorder’s offices also allow online access to other records, such as UCC financing statements, powers of attorney filings, and business names. Additionally, some also provide online access to military discharges, wills, and … Read More
Are you looking for information about a particular piece of property? In the past, the only way to access property records was by making a trip down to the county courthouse and manually searching through their paper files. But now, thanks to the advancements of internet technology, it is easier than ever to access property information from the comfort of your own home or office. Researching property records can uncover a wealth of valuable information, such as property details, sales history, current value, property taxes, ownership history, mortgage records, parcel maps, and more. Knowing this information can be very helpful … Read More
What can you learn from a GIS map? GIS stands for Geographic Information Systems, and these maps can be an excellent way to search for certain types of public records. The GIS is a way of capturing, storing, and displaying data. Users can perform searches based on certain criteria and interact with the GIS maps. These maps are usually composed of layers of data, one often includes information from an assessment office.
The map will consist of certain sets of criteria and a focus on certain subjects and layers. Each state and county will likely have their own way, but … Read More
Where did you get those long legs, that big nose, or that insatiable desire to conquer the world? Often the key to finding those answers lies with our ancestors. As the old saying suggests – you need to know where you came from to know where you ‘re going knowing our roots can help us understand ourselves and even prepare for the future.
One of the best ways to find information about your ancestors is through genealogy research. Genealogy research is way to learn about your ancestors and the history of your family by researching certain types of records. … Read More