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ABOUT

Register of Deeds

The Registry of Deeds is one of the most important and vital systems in our Commonwealth and economy.  The Registry receives and records hundreds of thousands of documents each year, and is the basic resource for title examiners, mortgage lenders, municipalities, homeowners, and others with a need for secure, accurate, and accessible historical and modern land record information.  

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has 21 separate Registries of Deeds, each functioning in districts dealing with real estate registration and land records.

The Register oversees all the daily activities of all the Real Estate filings, as well as tracking various other documents pertaining in some way to Real Estate transaction. It is essential that the Register of Deeds have not just have a strong understanding of Real Estate and how transactions take place and get filed, but also has an excellent comprehension of the intersection of public policy and law in an industry that drives the national economy, with the ability to lead and work alongside a team of professionals.

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