Recorder of Deeds



The Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds office was created in 1784, when Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg was appointed the first Recorder of Deeds of the newly created Montgomery County.

The office of the Recorder of Deeds is responsible for maintaining all land records and documents in Montgomery County, as well as other documents, including recording the commissions of notaries public, military discharge papers (DD214s) of all eligible service and reserve members; subdivision, state highway, and railroad plans; powers of attorney; and other miscellaneous documents.

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  1. 2021 Holiday Drive flyer

    Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Collecting Necessities for Homeless Veterans

    Jeanne Sorg, the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds, is holding a donation drive this holiday season to benefit the Veteran’s Multi-Service Center, who helps veterans experiencing homelessness access services and benefits. Read on...
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    Recorder of Deeds Announces 2021 Holiday Hours

    With the holidays just around the corner, Jeanne Sorg, Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds is announcing holiday hours for her office for the upcoming fall and winter holidays. Read on...
  3. Montco Recorder of Deeds, Jeanne Sorg, Provides Deeds to Homeowners Devastated by Ida Free of Charge

    Jeanne Sorg, Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds, is providing copies of deeds to homeowners dealing with storm damage from Tropical Storm Ida free of charge. Homeowners should call the Recorder of Deeds office to request a copy of their documents. Read on...
  4. masks August

    Masks Required to Enter Recorder of Deeds Office

    Montgomery County is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases once again. We are in this together to lessen the spread of the virus, therefore, as of August 16, we are requiring all visitors to our office, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a face mask. Read on...
  5. Jeanne Veterans Event

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

    Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg has announced three upcoming mobile Veterans’ Discount ID card events to be held throughout Montgomery County this summer and fall. Read on...
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    Record Breaking Numbers at Recorder of Deeds

    In the first six months of this year, the office has recorded over 76,000 documents. For comparison, in an average year, the office typically records around 100,000 documents a year. Read on...
  7. 2021 Common Level Ratio

    Update to Montgomery County Common Level Ratio

    The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has released the Common Level Ratio Estate Valuation Factors (CLRs) for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Read on...
  8. Title Search

    Title Search Area Reopens to the Public on July 6

    The Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds is pleased to announce that the Title Search area will officially re-open to the public on Tuesday, July 6. Read on...
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    Recorder of Deeds Office Reopening to the Public on June 1

    Beginning on June 1, our office will reopen to the public for the first time since March 2020. Read on...
  10. Marking One Year of this Pandemic

    This week marks one year since our office closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic. And what a year it’s been! Even though our office is closed to in person visits, we have been here every day working hard to serve you. Read on...
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    MontCo Real Estate is Breaking Records

    This is an unprecedented year for the world, our country and Montgomery County. Read on...
  12. Remote Notarization Becomes Permanent Law in PA

    Remote notarization has become a permanent part of Pennsylvania law with the passage of Act 97, effective on October 29, 2020. Read on...
  13. Deed Scam Notice

    Deed Scam Targets Montgomery County Home Buyers

    Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg is warning homeowners of a misleading solicitation mailer being sent to homeowners from companies such as Property Site based in California. Read on...
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    Join Me in Thanking My Team

    As we enter the fourth month of the coronavirus pandemic, my office continues to be closed to the public, but my office has been able to continue to provide service at the same levels as in previous years. Read on...
  15. New Dropbox

    We've Added Another Way to Record Your Documents

    We’ve added another way for you to get documents to our office for recording: there is now a drop box located in the lobby of One Montgomery Plaza for recordings and plans. Read on...
  16. Factor List 2020-2021

    Update to Montgomery County Common Level Ratio

    The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue: The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has released the Common Level Ratio Real Estate Valuation Factors (CLRs) for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Read on...
  17. Juneteenth

    Montgomery County Offices Will Be Closed for Juneteenth

    In observance of and to honor this important day in our nation’s history, all Montgomery County offices, including the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds office, will be closed on Friday, June 19th. Read on...
  18. Real Estate Industry May Resume Limited Business Transactions Statewide

    Governor Tom Wolf announced that beginning on Tuesday, May 19, businesses and employees in the real estate industry may conduct limited business-related activities statewide. Additional Info...
  19. 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. Read on...
  20. Coronavirus Update: Montgomery County Offices Closed to the Public

    In an effort to keep you updated on the Recorder of Deeds happenings, and the changes being implemented in our office and at the County in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to reach out to you with the latest developments Read on...
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