MORTGAGE CERTIFICATES DEPARTMENT
Mortgage Certificates show if a property is clear of any financial encumbrances.
Mortgage certificates are primarily used for financial purposes, bonds, and employment.
The following types of certificates are available:
Mortgage Certificates on a piece of property with a specific owner. Some example uses include:
Property Bonds (bonding persons out of jail)
UCC Certificates for movables The LA UCC (Uniform Commercial Code) covers non-land property such as goods, credit, bank transactions, conduct of business, warranties, negotiable instruments, loans secured by personal property and other commercial matters.
Clear Lien Certificates – Generally used for construction jobs. Normally required to receive the 10% retainer fees held by the owner of a contract.