October 07, 2021
The Importance of Land Property Records
Land or property ownership changes all the time. It can be transferred by sale, lease, deed of trust, divorce decree or passed from generation to generation. Without formal documentation such as deeds recorded in a government registry, there is no publicly searchable record of ownership. Without recorded transactions, there’s no clear title. Without clear title, property may not qualify for a mortgage or federal disaster aid if impacted.
Read more in “US Property Records: Sometimes a Disaster”