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E-Recording real estate deeds
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E-Recording, or electronic document recording, is the process of transmitting real property documents electronically to the local government entity charged with recording and maintaining public records. The process is similar to traditional recording methods except that documents are submitted within minutes without ever leaving your house or office, and recorded documents are returned electronically immediately after recording.
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A recorder, sometimes called the registrar of deeds or clerk of courts, is a government official responsible for maintaining public records and documents, especially records relating to real estate ownership such as real estate deeds and mortgages. Find your local recorder.
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Here in the title search section you can order a property detail (ownership) report, a copy of your deed or mortgage document, even a full property history including document images. Start your title search here.
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What is a Real Estate Deed?

A deed is a legal instrument (document), almost always in writing, that passes an interest in real estate from one person to another person. Other frequently asked questions about real estate deeds.
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Probate of real property in Idaho
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Obtaining a Mechanic’s Lien on Real Property in Washington
In Washington, any licensed contractor, subcontractor, or supplier who furnishes labor, professional services, materials, or equipment is entitled to claim a mechanic’s lien. Every person claiming a lien must file and record a notice of claim of li...

Georgia Probate and Real Property
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Conveying Real Property out of Probate Estates in Washington, DC
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A Connecticut Land Deed and the Probate Court: Executor’s and Administrator’s Deeds
The Connecticut Probate Court oversees the transfer of a decedent’s property to those entitled to it in a process called probate. All property the decedent owned at the time of death must go through probate, excluding survivorship assets, assets he...

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Real Estate Deed History
In the United States, land ownership began with land grants from England that formed the basis for the 13 original colonies. After the American Revolutionary War, new federal government owned the land in the 13 colonies. Learn More
History of real estate deeds in the united states