District of Columbia Recorder Of Deeds

Find District of Columbia District of Columbia recorder of deeds, registry, register, and registrar of deeds. Recorders of deeds provide information on deed & title searches, tax liens, land ownership deeds, quit claim deeds, and copies of public home and real estate deeds.


District of Columbia Recorder of Deeds 1101 4th Street Southwest Washington DC 20024 202-727-5374


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What is a Recorder of Deeds?

A recorder of deeds is responsible for keeping records of real estate transactions. The primary function of this office is to record property ownership, including land ownership deeds, quit claim deeds, and copies of home mortgages. Often, searches of public records regarding property are directed to the recorder of deeds.

The recorder of deeds maintains accurate listings of all properties bought and sold in a given county. Along with real estate deeds and titles, this office usually also maintains other information about real estate transactions, including GIS maps, plat maps, and details about the addresses and descriptions of homes which have been bought and sold. The recorder also keeps records about property liens and mortgages.