Come into the Recorder’s Office and checking the records. We will be glad to help you, or contact your attorney or title company.
Show All Answers
Our records are by names, not locations. Our records will list all the ground owned by an individual, but if you want to know who owns a certain lot, go to the Board of Assessment office at 55 E Court Street and locate the lot on the tax map. They can tell you the owner, as well as our book and page reference.
Recording documents is a two step process.
Except mortgages, most liens are filed in the Prothonotary’s office, not in the Recorder of Deeds Office. You can check with them for liens filed against you there.
Your deed will give you the legal description but a surveyor is needed to use this information to actually locate your property lines, and place stakes or other markers.
Come into the office at 55 E Court Street, on the 6th floor. Deed restrictions do not necessarily have to be spelled out in each new deed. If it’s not on a deed it doesn’t mean a restriction doesn’t exist. A restriction could be in a deed ten owners back and still be in effect. When a title company makes a search prior to granting title insurance, these restrictions are reported. Check with a title company for accurate information.
This information is not included in a deed but can be found by referring to a United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Map of your area which is available via the Planning Commission.
This can be checked on a United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Map of your area via the Planning Commission.
This information is not recorded in our office. Records in the municipality in which your property is located may give you this information. If they do not have it, have a plumber trace your lines.
No. A deed to a cemetery lot only gives you permission to use the ground. The cemetery still retains title to the ground. Such "deeds" or "titles" are maintained in the office of the cemetery company.