Register of deeds

Register of deeds,

Definition of Register of deeds:

  1. A register of deeds is a record of real estate deeds or other land titles that is maintained by a local government official. The register of deeds will be used in conjunction with a grantor-grantee index that lists the owner of the record and any transfers of property.

  2. A public officer designated by the government to register documents, mainly related to real estate. The register of deeds verifies mortgage ownership and property ownership, such as houses and land, in official record books. Also called recorder of deeds.

  3. While the register of deeds is available for public viewing, it generally requires some time and government assistance to access particular mortgage records or deeds. In the United States, the register of deeds will usually be maintained on the county, town, or state level.

Meaning of Register of deeds & Register of deeds Definition