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As electronic imaging technology has replaced microfilm systems, new methods of recording images on microfilm have emerged.
This paper exams the history and practices of providing access to, and the sale in bulk of, land records in the United States. Land records are considered a sub-set of public records.
Facts about integrating land records and GIS
Chart of state notary acknowledgement expectations published in 2011.
Notary Best Practices for Recordable Documents "best practices" described in this paper are for notaries who handle recordable documents and for commissioning authorities who appoint, oversee and discipline notaries. PRIA also strongly encourages statutory support of notarial principles and practices that ensure the integrity of the real property conveyance process.
The standards are listed in separate tabs. Click on each to see: the standard number, a brief description, the URL where they can be purchased, and the last date checked for a revision date.
Chart of states and microfilm practices
An excel spreadsheet (A) to gather data for analyzing the effects of predictable recording fees.
An excel spreadsheet (B) to gather data for analyzing the effects of predictable recording fees.
Chart of all 50 states and the statutes referencing permanent status of land records.
A joint publication of ALTA and PRIA.
This document can be used to submit an idea for a new work project to the Board of Directors.