A mortgage is defined as "a conveyance of, or a lien against an interest in property as security for the repayment of money borrowed." All mortgages must be recorded. The County charges the lowest fee as set by state law, with a base fee of $81.75.
There are several different papers associated with mortgages, including Assignments, Modifications and Satisfactions. For a complete listing, as well as fees, visit the Fee Schedule page.
Mortgages must be recorded in a specific way. All documents relating to real estate in Bucks County are required to show the Tax Parcel Number, and all Documents must conform with the PRIA Standards (PDF). For more information, visit the Recording Requirements page.