Step 1: Get the Property in Question Address or Order Information or Order Sheet from the Client.
Step 2: Create a Search Note for Search documents reference.
Step 3: Search Appraisal for the given Property address and take down the notes of Legal Description and Transaction history of the property.
Step 4: Search for GIS map for the reference.
Step 5: Search Taxes for the given Property address and check whether Taxes are paid or not.
Step 6: Identify the Deed, Mortgage, easements, CC&R and other encumbrances from the Recorders site using Legal description of the property.
Step 7: Do the name search and finding the name related documents like Judgments/Lien and UCC documents determinate by various available sources which is affecting our owners of the property.
Step 8: Collect the required documents given as Search Package.
Step 9: Fill the search notes with Current Deed, open Deed of trust or mortgages or other encumbrances.
Above mentioned steps are the major ones and may have few additional steps depending on the client requirements.