Recorder of Deeds

Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg welcoming Veterans for Veterans' PHOTO ID Discount cards and administrating oaths to new Notaries.

Welcome


The mission of the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds office is to maintain the integrity of all land records and other documents entrusted to the department as well as the collection and monthly distribution of county / state fees and real estate transfer taxes for the state, townships, boroughs, and school districts while efficiently serving the public with complete accountability and responsibility. This office does not depend upon the county tax dollars to operate.

About the Department

Types of documents filed with the Recorder of Deeds Office include:

  • All legal instruments in the county, including deeds, real estate transfers and agreements, mortgages, and assignments
  • State highway plans
  • Charters
  • Powers of attorney
  • Sub­division plans
  • Commissions for elected officials and notary publics throughout the county
Real estate transfer taxes are collected for the state, townships, boroughs, and school districts and distributed monthly.

Important information



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  1. Deed Scam Targets Montgomery County Homeowners

    Norristown, January 11, 2017 - Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg is warning homeowners to be aware of a misleading solicitation mailer Additional Info...
  2. Recorder of Deeds Announces Next Mobile Veterans’ ID Event

    December 13, 2016 - Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg continues to expand the mobile Veterans’ Identification Program, and is pleased to announce that on Tuesday, December 20, her office will be at Chestnut Knoll at Home Services. Additional Info...
  3. Recorder of Deeds Accepts Holiday Donation from Murray Funeral Home to Veterans ID Card Program

    Norristown, Pa, December 8, 2016 – Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg accepted a $300 donation from Murray Funeral Home in Flourtown to expand the popular and successful Veterans’ Photo ID Card Additional Info...
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EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015

 
THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE HAS UPDATED THE REALTY TRANSFER TAX STATEMENT OF VALUE FORM. 

You may start using the new form now; however you MUST use the new form REV-183 EX (2-15) after January 1, 2015 to avoid rejections. 
 
 
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015 PARCEL FEE INCREASE PLEASE CLICK LINK FOR DETAILS CLICK HERE
 

  
New requirements for preparing "Power of Attorney" Documents. Effective: January 1, 2015 Please read the Act for detailed requirements.

ACT

Example
 

In an effort to comply with best practices, documents signed using a Power of Attorney must be accompanied by either the original POA to be recorded at the same time, or a book and page must be included on the document, or copy of the POA must be recorded as an attachment to the document.