Carroll County Recorder of Deeds in Westminster Maryland

Address and phone number for Carroll County Recorder of Deeds, a Recorder Of Deeds, at North Court Street, Westminster MD.


Name
Carroll County Recorder of Deeds
Address
55 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland, 21157
Phone
410-386-8710
Fax
410-857-3667

About the Carroll County Recorder of Deeds

The Carroll County Recorder of Deeds, located in Westminster, Maryland is a centralized office where public records are recorded, indexed, and stored in Carroll County, MD. The purpose of the Recorder of Deeds is to ensure the accuracy of Carroll County property and land records and to preserve their continuity.

Property owners may contact the Register of Deeds for questions about:
  • Carroll County property records
  • Lien searches
  • Deed and title searches in Carroll County, Maryland
  • Property ownership and transfers
  • Military discharge records
Carroll County Property Records

Land and property records maintained by the Carroll County Registry of Deeds include a wide range of documents, such as deeds and their related easements, rights of way, liens, covenants, and restrictions, as well as mortgages and related documents. The operations of the Recorder of Deeds are governed to a large extent by Maryland state recording statutes. These statutes establish how real estate ownership documents are to be recorded and tracked in the Carroll County deeds registry, and how conflicts of ownership are to be settled.

Real Estate Records

In addition to recording and indexing real estate property documents, the Carroll County Recorder of Deeds certifies documents, collects and distributes real estate transfer taxes, collects other fees, and provides some services otherwise associated with Carroll County Clerk's Offices.

Title & Lien Searches in Carroll County

The Recorder of Deeds provides access to real estate property documents for title searches in Carroll County. Title searches are necessary for verifying current ownership and the chain of a property's ownership, as well as any liens or other claims on the property. The Westminster Register's Office compiles property index databases that enable computerized searches of existing real estate records. While most records are kept in a combination of bound books and microfilm, the Carroll County Recorder of Deeds maintains electronic versions of more recent real estate documents.

Carroll County, Maryland Military Discharge Records

The Recorder of Deeds is often responsible for maintaining military discharge records, which are not considered open to the public. The Carroll County Registrar's Office records and indexes the documents and ensures their confidentiality, disclosing them only to the veteran, their family members, or representatives authorized by the veteran.

Government Records

The Recorder of Deeds also records and indexes power of attorney documents, charters of non-profit organizations, and notary public commissions.

Contact the Carroll County Recorder of Deeds

You may contact the Recorder of Deeds by calling 410-386-8710, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Carroll County Recorder of Deeds, 55 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland, 21157


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