Effective Date reflects how up-to-date the land records are and indicates thru what date our research is valid through. It is also known as "thru-date", "board date" or "cover date." 
In New Jersey, land records are filed by county. Click here to see the current effective date for each county in New Jersey. 
In Rhode Island/Connecticut, land records are filed by municipality. Upon request of a search, we will provide the effective date for the specific municipality.