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

Beginning February 1, 2022, the fees for real estate recordings will increase by $2.00 per title pursuant to Government Code 27388.2

 

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.

If you suspect Real Estate Fraud, click here to visit the District Attorney’s website  to file a fraud complaint .

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