What you need to know about New Jersey lien searches

New Jersey is one of the top five states with the highest balances from unrecorded liens on utilities, codes and permits, and taxes. In 2019, Association Online uncovered $3,090.50 in unpaid water utilities in New Jersey alone. New Jersey lien searches are also among the most difficult to acquire for a closing. Additional documents are often required, though they vary by municipality, and may include an additional lien certificate, lien letter, or a sewer dye test.

Why use AO for your New Jersey lien search?

New Jersey lien searches are tricky—a property might be under the jurisdiction of a city or county, or town, township, borough, or village. Different municipalities have different requirements for lien searches and closings, and different methods for fulfilling those requirements.

Association Online makes New Jersey lien searches easy— take five minutes to enter your request on our website and we’ll do the rest. We’ll identify all the utilities, account balances, and relevant contact information for the utility providers. We’ll confirm the correct jurisdiction and provide you with all information about the additional documents required for closing. And if you want, we can get those documents for you, too!

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