Probate Property Info for my County?

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Hey guys, I am looking to acquire info on probated properties in San Antonio, Texas, in particular, Bexar county. The only thing I've been able to find is this:

Basically I'd like to know if I am in the right place of seeking info (contact info of administrators and also probate attorneys for the administrators, and some property info, etc...)

Just in case if you didn't want to actually go on the website, let me copy and paste what it says:


The Bexar County Public Information Network (BCPIN) is a system designed to allow clients to access and view public information stored in Bexar County's computer system. To use BCPIN, the subscribing client needs a personal computer (PC) with a modem and recent version of Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator Software. The BCPIN systems are:

(skipped all info not probate)

Probate Civil Court cases handled by the Probate courts.

You will also be able to access the following:

Provides names, addresses and bar numbers of Bexar County attorneys.

Provides a list of Bexar County Departments and Personnel with telephone numbers.

Other systems may be added in the future, at no additional cost to current subscribers. A manual is provided to BCPIN subscribers, along with a training class on the various systems.

To subscribe to the BCPIN service, simply fill out the Contract and Security Clearance form and return them to Bexar County Information Services with an initial sign up fee of $100.00, made payable to the Bexar County Clerk. Various passwords will be assigned for access to the systems. A monthly invoice will be sent to each subscriber for the following charges:

Transaction Charges: $.026 Per transaction

Contract Administrative Charges: $10.00 Per month

Non-Programming Personnel Charges: $15.00 Per hour, at one (1) hour per month

A transaction is defined as each time the Enter key is pressed, a Function key (e.g.: F1, F2, etc.) is pressed, or whenever a screen pops upon your monitor. The system is not available beginning at 5:30 p.m. each weekday evening while maintenance is being performed on files. The time required for maintenance varies from two (2) to four (4) hours. When maintenance is completed, the system is available for access.

Your computer must be capable of running Microsoft Internet Explorer version 4.01 or better, or Netscape Navigator Version 4.7, or greater, to use our services, and must have a modem capable of 9600 baud rate or greater. For best results, we recommend a Pentium class computer running at 266Mhz, with a 56k Modem.

Am I at the right place? And also, the fees that they mention, do you think it's a bit expensive relative to your county's fees, if any? I'm trying to start off by wholesaling and don't really want to be putting a lot of money down into anything to be honest, since I'm trying to build capital, but probate looks quite interesting. I'm not sure if it's worth the money, specifically this money...

Any insight would be great! Thanks!

Go downtown to the county records building. There is a whole office of people and computers there that you can use for free. 

Originally posted by @Rick Pozos :

Go downtown to the county records building. There is a whole office of people and computers there that you can use for free. 

 Thank you so much @Rick Pozos, I definitely will be taking your advice. I'm going to go soon!

Originally posted by @Mark Pedroza :

@Mohammad Haidarasl or you can try this website; (or)

Good luck,

Mark (N-CA)

Sac/Placer counties

 Thank you Mark! I tried using both links but unfortunately wasn't able to find which houses are not probated. I'm looking to see where I can find the info as I've heard that they are supposed to become available a certain day out of every week. This second link would require information that I don't have or know about. 

One of the links shows where we have to pay, but I think I'm changing my mind. I hope all counties aren't like this. I wouldn't want to pay to access this information.

Originally posted by @Rick Pozos :

Go downtown to the county records building. There is a whole office of people and computers there that you can use for free. 

 Thank you so much for the help and for the gathering, it was an honor meeting you and getting to network! I cannot wait for the next one. I am actively learning from these DVD's you have provided and will take as much information out of them that I can to absorb. I thought all of Bexar County's probate information was only available to be accessed via BCPIN and required a fee, etc.? If I can literally go downtown to the courthouse for free, that would be amazing and perfect! 

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