Zapata County Abstract Company
Staff Assisted Services


LIMITED TITLE CERTIFICATE: Provides a complete legal description, the last Deed(s) in the chain of title, any unreleased Deeds of Trusts, Vendor's Liens, Mechanic's Liens, etc. A search is done on the last person or entity in the chain of title for Abstracts of Judgments, State and Federal Tax Liens, Bankruptcies, Divorces, Probates or any Tax or Court Suits which may affect title to subject property. Copies of documents available upon request.

Cost: $170.00 / Residential. Starting at $350.00 for Commercial or Survey Tracts. Copies of documents are $1.00 per page.


ABSTRACTOR'S CERTIFICATE: Provides a complete legal description, and lists all instruments, including involuntary liens, from a particular start date. A search is done on the last person or entity in the chain of title for Abstracts of Judgments, State and Federal Tax Liens, Bankruptcy, Divorces, Probates or any Tax or Court Suits which may affect title to subject property. Copies of documents are available upon request.

Cost: $215.00 / Residential. Starting at $530.00 / Commercial or Survey Tracts, plus $3.50 per entry. Copies of documents are $1.00 per page.


OWNERSHIP CERTIFICATE: Provides a complete legal description and current ownership. A copy of the current Deed is included. Mainly used for filing of Mechanic's Lien Affidavits.

Cost: $80.00 per address. Copy of Deed included.


NAME SEARCH CERTIFICATE Provides a search of the general indices for Abstracts of Judgments, State Tax Liens and Federal Tax Liens which may be filed against the name(s) provided. A search on the County level for UCC Financing Statements is available upon request at an additional charge.

Cost: $80.00 per name. $35.00 per name for a UCC Financing Statement search. Copies of documents are $1.00 per page.


TAX CERTIFICATE: Provides ad valorem tax information on subject property, showing any delinquent taxes and/or taxes now due and payable, and the assessed value of the property.

Cost: $50.00 / Residential, $80.00 Commercial or Survey Tract.


VITAL STATISTICS SEARCH: A list of results matching your request will be provided for Birth, or Marriage, or Death.

Cost: $35.00 per name, per Statistic.


25-YEAR TITLE CERTIFICATE: Provides a complete legal description, and lists all Deeds, Leases, Easements, and Right-of-Ways affecting subject property within the last 25 years.

Cost: $350.00 / Residential, $800 / Commercial or Survey Tract.


WE CAN HELP YOU IN OTHER WAYS: Perhaps you need Real estate tax services? Recording service? Flood certifications? Foreclosure: publishing and postings? Translate or Interpreter? Property profiles? Inspection photos?

Cost: We will provided you an Estimate bsed on the scope of your study.


***Land Search is available with an Earnest Money Contract***

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