For decades the region's premier law firms, property owners, governmental agencies and other professionals have trusted their important title search requests to Lafayette General Title Agency. The reason? Accuracy. Our Chief Title Officer has 35 years experience searching and examining title in New Jersey. Whether you are a property owner researching your own property, buying or selling a property non-traditionally, or looking at a foreclosure or auction property, we are ready to assist you.

If you need to check all open or unsatisfied liens, mortgages and judgments on a property and current owner, Lafayette's "Present Owner Search" is the search product you need. Our most popular search report, our comprehensive "Present Owner Search" delivers the following that may have been recorded against or by the current record owner:

Copy of current owner Deed
Mortgages open of record
Assignment of mortgages
Notice of lis pendens (legal proceedings pending against current owner including actions to foreclose existing mortgage(s)
Cancelled mortgages
Current property tax status
Tax Sale Certificates (liens for unpaid taxes, sewer, and/or water charges)
Institutional liens (hospitals, doctors, nursing homes, etc.)
Federal tax liens (IRS)
Judgments (Creditors, etc.)
Power of Attorney
Tidelands Search
Construction / Mechanics liens (filed by contractors, suppliers, etc.)
Notice of Settlement (pending sale or financing)
Easements created by current owner
Child support judgments against current owner
UCC-1 (liens against furniture, fixtures, equipment, etc.)
Initial consultation with a licensed New Jersey Title Producer about your report results at no additional charge

Cost is $325 with a 3-5 business day return time.