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If you record a deed or a document in clerks records is the

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if you record a deed or a document in clerks records is the date it takes affect the date of the document and the notary date
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.

Like the majority of states, Texas use the race-notice system. That means a conveyance is not valid until it is recorded and others are given notice of it. The first to record is the priority claim.