Recording (Real Estates, Deeds, Liens, & Judgments)

Effective July 1, 2020, New Real Property Transfer Tax for Properties in the City of San Jose. Click here​ for more information​.

IT IS IN YOUR BEST INTEREST TO SEEK THE ADVICE OF A REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY WHEN MAKING CHANGES TO TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY AS ANY CHANGE MAY HAVE LEGAL AND OR TAX CONSEQUENCES

THE CLERK-RECORDER'S OFFICE IS PROHIBITED BY LAW FROM PROVIDING "LEGAL ADVICE" INCLUDING SUGGESTING WHAT FORMS TO USE.

The Recording Division is where a person files or records real property and certain other documents (deeds, deeds of trust/mortgages), statutory liens (tax liens, mechanics liens), and abstracts of judgment.

Your document may be rejected if incomplete or illegible.

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