New email system will tell Nashville property owners of attempts to take over homes, businesses
The Davidson County Register of Deeds is offering a new service to protect property owners from scammers or debt collectors trying to take ownership of Nashville homes and businesses.
The online system will send emails when ownership transfers or liens are filed against registrant properties.
Register of Deeds Karen Johnson said seniors, immigrants, and those with multiple or vacant properties are especially vulnerable.
"There are so many ways a property can end up being taken away from you," Johnson said. "Seniors worry about relatives transferring their property without their knowledge. Child support liens, federal tax liens, unpaid property tax liens can be filed against your property and you may not even be aware."
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