Recorder of Deeds

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


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.

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Realty Transfer Tax Form REV-183

Current Schedule of Mobile Veterans' Discount ID Events
  1. Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Announces Upcoming Mobile Veteran Discount Identification Events

    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. Additional Info...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
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