Property Watch is a new, free service that helps prevent fraud by notifying
people when documents are filed that affect their property. Early warning when
unexpected or suspicious documents are
filed provides property owners with a powerful tool to stop fraud in the
Vermillion County Recorder has partnered with Doxpop to make this service available at no cost to the property owners of Vermillion
is what Doxpop Property Watch will do:
Doxpop Property Watch sets watches on both a name and
multiple property descriptions. This improves on previous approaches to
detecting fraud because a solely name-based search can easily fail to notify people who
simply mis-typed a name or have
a document filed with a different name spelling.
Recorders may opt to let users sign up on-line to
provide maximum flexibility, or may opt to require users to sign up at the
Recorder's office to add more security to the process. Both approaches
have merit and Doxpop allows your Recorder to choose the best option for the local community.
Doxpop is pleased to make Doxpop Property Watch
available as a free public service to those
counties whose Recorders have partnered with us. Because the Recorders that use Doxpop are careful stewards of the public
trust, no public funding was used to provide
this service to your community.
Quick Start Guide
Property Watch allows you to set a watch on your name and any property you own.
If a new document is filed at the Recorder's office that
references either your name or the property you selected, you will
receive an email notifying you of the newly filed document.
Step 3. Select your
county by clicking on the down-arrow next to "Choose County" and choose
your county from the drop-down list.
Now click on "Continue"
Step 4. Enter your first
and last name and click on "Search"
Step 5. Click on the check
box next to each deed you wish to
watch and then click on "Continue".
Step 6. Click on the check
box next to each mortgage you wish
to watch and then click on "Continue".
If no deeds or mortgages are listed during
steps 6 or 7, it may be due to one of the following reasons:
Your name may be entered incorrectly. Use the
"back" button on your browser to go back and verify
your name. You might also want to try variations on your name in
case the document has your name recorded differently. You may set
as many watches as you need to
cover any name variations.
Your documents were recorded before
computerized records begin in your county. Some recorders only have
recent documents available. If this is the case, you may still set
a watch based only on your name.
are currently no documents that reference your name in this county. You may
still want to set a watch on your name to be notified of any
documents filed in the future that name you.
Step 7. Enter your
contact information and click on "Subscribe"
If you have any questions
about how to use the Doxpop Property Watch Service, call our toll-free
help line at 866-369-7671 between 8AM and 5PM
Eastern Time. Friendly people are waiting to help.