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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Personal Appearance Requirement for Notaries Temporarily Suspended for Real Estate Transactions

The Department of State has suspended the personal appearance requirement for Pennsylvania Notaries in the case of certain real estate transactions. This suspension of personal appearance only applies in the specific cases outlined below and only if you a...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Montgomery County Offices Closed to the Public

The Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds office is currently closed to the public for recording and title searching. We will be accepting all paper recordings via the mail only. 

We will accept plans for recording via mail in a rolled tube. We are ...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Coronavirus Update: All Montgomery County Offices Closed Monday & Tuesday

Monday and Tuesday, March 16 and 17, all Montgomery County offices will be closed. 

If you need to access the services of our office during this time, we invite you to utilize our electronic and mail services. See below for more information on how...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Update Regarding the Coronavirus and the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Office

To minimize the exposure to the virus for our employees, we have made the decision to suspend our public and title search areas, effective Friday, March 13.We invite you to access the many services the Recorder of Deeds office offers electronically, by ma...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Upcoming Changes to the Notary Commission and Bonding Process

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The changes will streamline the current paper- and mail-based processes for notaries and the Recorder of Deeds office. Please bear with our office as we transition to this new process.

Under the new process, notary commissions will no longer be mailed to o...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Recorder of Deeds Office Installs New Microfilm Machines

New Microfilm Machine

While microfilm and microfiche continue to be a strong preservation medium, the Recorder of Deeds office is committed to the preservation and modernization of county records.

“The new machines will more effectively digitize and maintain the older...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg and Treasurer Jason Salus Team Up to Notarize Emergency Ballots

For Immediate Release 

October 30, 2019

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg and Treasurer Jason Salus Team Up to Notarize Emergency Absentee Ballots Free of Charge

NORRISTOWN -- Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg announced t...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg Streamlines Electronic Document Access

OFFICE OF JEANNE SORG

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds

 

 

For Immediate Release 

May 6, 2019

Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg Streamlines Electronic Document Access

NORRISTOWN--Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg today announced the consoli...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Announces First Outreach Event of the Year

OFFICE OF JEANNE SORG

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds

For Immediate Release 

February 27, 2019 

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg Announces First Mobile Veterans’ Discount Identification Event of the Year ...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg Fights Fraud with Free Program

 

For Immediate Release 

 

January 25, 2019 

 

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg Fights Fraud with Free Program 

 

NORRISTOWN – Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Je...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg to Notarize Emergency Absentee Ballot Applications

County of MontgomeryOffice of Recorder of DeedsFor Immediate ReleaseWednesday, October 31, 2018

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg to NotarizeEmergency Absentee Ballot Applications Free of Charge

Norristown – Montgomery County Recorde...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg to Increase Veteran Outreach Efforts

For Immediate Release 

July 12, 2018 Contact: Turea Hutson, Director of Communications and Outreach 

610-278-3292, thutson@montcopa.org 

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Announces Upcoming Mobile Veterans’ Discount ID Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, April 24, 2018Contact: Turea Hutson, Director of Communications and Outreach610-278-3292, thutson@montcopa.org

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds
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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg Highlights Veterans Discount ID Program on Comcast Newsmakers

Norristown, January 9, 2018; Jeanne Sorg, Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds, was pleased to appear on Comcast Newsmakers recently to tout her successful Veterans' Discount ID Program. Since its inception, 7,500 Montgomery County veterans have recorded t...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: November 29, 2017

New Fee Schedule (effective Nov 30 at 4:15 PM)

Please click here for a new fee schedule that will be implemented in my office effective Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:15 PM. Thank you for your careful attention to this matter.As you may know, the Pennsylvania State Legislature recently passed legisl...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Pennsylvania Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts, October 26, 2017

Norristown, Thursday, October 26, 2017; The Pennsylvania Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts takes effect. Please note the fee to receive your commission as a notary from our office is now $38.50. The fee to record your signature is $3.50.

To learn more a...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Announces Fall Mobile Veteran Discount Identification Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, August 30, 2017Contact:Dianna DiIllioDirector of Communications and Outreach610-278-3292, ddiillio@montcopa.org

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Announces FallMobile Veteran Discount Identification Events

Norristown, Augus...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Pennsylvania Inheritance and Realty Transfer Tax Announces New Common Level Ratio

Norristown, June 29, 2017; The Pennsylvania Inheritance and Realty Transfer Tax, Bureau of Individual Taxes, has released the 2016 Common Level Ratio Real Estate Valuation Factors for documents accepted from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

Starting July 1, ...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: June 6, 2017

Two dozen Montgomery County veterans obtain discount ID cards

Lower Merion, June 5, 2017; State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) and Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg co-hosted an event Monday at which about two dozen local veterans obtained a Montgomery County Discount Identification Card.

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Recorder of Deeds Brings Veterans' Discount ID Program to Lansdale PA Hero Walk

Norristown, May 11, 2017 - Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg takes the Veterans' Discount Identification Card program to the PA Hero Walk, Saturday, May 13. This event is rain or shine. For more info about the ID Program: 610-278-3292.

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Announces Upcoming Mobile Veteran Discount Identification Events

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Norristown, March 3, 2017 – Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg announces six upcoming mobile veterans’ discount identification events across the county.

Click through for a list of the upcoming mobile event locations.

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

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

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

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.

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Recorder of Deeds Accepts Holiday Donation from Murray Funeral Home to Veterans ID Card Program

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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

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