Although there are formal mechanisms for securing the required information for filing liens and bonds, most liens are filed at the last minute and there is not sufficient time. The following tips may be useful for locating this information:
How to locate information regarding addresses and legal descriptions:
The county appraisal district websites are typically free and can provide you with the project owner’s name, mailing address, and legal description of the property. Make sure to search the real property records and not the business/personal property records.
To locate a county appraisal district website search online by county name plus tax appraisal website. For example: “Harris County, Texas, tax appraisal district website” or “Harris CAD.”