how to search title to real estate: Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 5 - 05/25/11 01:01 PM
This is the final article in this 5 part series.  The previous articles can be found here:
Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 1 - Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 2 - Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 3 - Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 4
There are 4 ways to eliminate a lien from a Florida property title. (1) The simplest way is for the lender/lienor to satisfy the lien which happens when it gets paid off. With a mortgage, you will find a "satisfaction of mortgage."  With the other types of liens, the document is typically called a … (4 comments)

how to search title to real estate: Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 4 - 05/23/11 04:09 AM
This is the 4th article in this series.  In case you have not read the other articles, here are directs links:
Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 1 - Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 2 - Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 3 
Now that you have a copy of this deed and determined it meets the criteria to use the shortcut, your next step is to search the title.  You do this by visiting the recording office's website.  In every county in Florida except Orange County, you will be looking at the Clerk of Court's website.  In Orange County … (1 comments)

how to search title to real estate: Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 3 - 05/20/11 05:17 AM
This is a continuation of last month's articles on how investors can do a quick title search using online public records.  Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 1 and Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 2.
If you recall from the previous articles, the first important point to remember is that title searches always start with the present day and then work their way backwards through time.  On a quick title search the simplest way to get started is to visit the county property appraiser's website.  Their website will show who they are claiming is the current owner of the … (1 comments)

how to search title to real estate: Title Search 101 for Investors - Part 2 - 04/23/11 05:03 AM
This is a continuation of the Title Search 101 for Investors series.  If you have not read Part 1 of this title search , just refer to the link so that you can better follow along.
The number two oddity in title searching is that most people whether buyers, sellers, investors, Realtors®, lenders, and appraisers think of a particular property by its street address or tax parcel number.  In the title industry street addresses and tax parcel numbers are for the most part irrelevant.  A title searcher is only concerned with a "legal description."  A typical legal description would be something along … (1 comments)

 
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