VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas (PRWEB) July 19, 2013
Victoria County Clerk Robert S. Cortez has announced his office will begin accepting electronic land documents on July 30, 2013, through Simplifile, the nation’s leading and largest electronic recording (e-recording) service provider.
“Since taking office in January 2011, I have been collaborating with various internal and external stakeholders exploring areas where services at the County Clerk’s office can be improved,” said Cortez. “It has been my strategic plan to bring state-of-the-art technology to the County Clerk’s office and to find innovative ways to perform the mission of the office in the most efficient and cost-effective methods.”
Cortez believes e-recording will bring significant improvements and benefits for both the county and document submitters.
“The County Clerk’s staff will be able to process work more expeditiously, increase revenues, increase reliability, increase customer service, and equally as important, it is good for the environment,” Cortez added.
“The technological enhancements in the County Clerk’s office are an investment that will help it do its part to go green by significantly reducing the use of paper for the county. Partnering with submitters of electronic documents in the state of Texas and around the country is a win-win situation for the county and for real estate professionals consisting of lenders, mortgage bankers, law firms, and title companies.”
Starting July 30, the county will begin accepting electronic document types dealing with real estate purchases, including deeds, deeds of trust, mortgage documents, and other documents commonly associated with closing transactions.
Cortez also shared more specific cost and time-saving benefits submitters will find with the newly available e-recording service such as faster, timelier document recording, reducing the potential of fraud, significant cost savings in postage and courier services, and avoiding the rush to the courthouse at the end of the month.
“The public will be better served with the reassurance their records will be kept safe and processed without delay,” Cortez said.
Victoria County will be the 46th Texas county to adopt Simplifile’s e-recording service.
To e-record documents through Simplifile submitters need high-speed Internet access and a scanner. To become enabled to e-record in Victoria County, call Simplifile at 800-460-5657 or visit simplifile.com.
Simplifile is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing e-recording service. Simplifile supports thousands of e-recording customers including title companies, banks, attorneys, lien filers, and other organizations that create and submit documents to more than 900 local, state, and federal government jurisdictions. Simplifile’s electronic document services save time and expenses associated with traditional document submission methods. Simplifile is focused on building the industry’s largest and easiest-to-use e-recording service for organizations of all shapes and sizes. More information about Simplifile may be found at simplifile.com or by calling 800-460-5657.
“Simplifile” is a registered service mark of Simplifile, LC.
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