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Harford County Maryland Lien and Deed Deadlines

From Harford County, Maryland, for immediate release. For a free, confidential conversation to discuss this and other Maryland property law matters, including drafting, filing and recording Maryland property deeds for a modest fixed fee, contact Maryland property attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, sreichert@reichertlegal.com or by clicking here. *** NOTICE *** LIEN CERTIFICATE APPLICATIONS for […]

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Maryland Property Deed Search

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Under Maryland law all property deeds are part of the state public record. Property deeds, mortgage documents, easements, liens and other related document recordings are managed by the Clerk of the Circuit Court in each Maryland county. After a document is recorded by the county land records department, the county then “indexes” the document thus […]

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Maryland Deeds: Multiple Tax ID’s On The Property

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Often times in Maryland the property that needs to be transferred has multiple tax ID’s attached to the record. Should you pay double recording fees when filing the new property deed? No. You should pay the county (or city if in Baltimore) and state for the property transfer per the deed and not per the […]

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Modifying: Maryland Deed vs. Mortgage

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While adding a name to a Maryland property deed can be done by filing a new property deed (often referred to as “property title”) with the county, you need to check first with your lender to see if doing so will trigger early payment or penalties. In other words, sometimes the lender agreement prohibits transferring […]

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Maryland Tenants by the Entirety Property Deed and Same Sex Couples

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The following question has recently arisen both with clients and in public discussions. Is special deed drafting language necessary to record a property deed as tenants by the entirety (aka Tenancy by the Entireties or Tenants by the Entireties) if the owners are married and of the same sex? Under Maryland law the answer is […]

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Harford County Property Deed Lawyer: Harford County Maryland Property Deed Transfer Requirements

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There are several important steps and decisions that must be made when properly filing a Maryland real estate deed. Besides all of the state requirements, Harford County deed filings have the additional requirement: “Instruments transferring title. For any instrument that transfers title and/or effects a change in ownership on the real property tax records of […]

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Happy New Year! Time to Update Your Property Deed-Title?

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For a free consultation today, contact attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, sreichert@reichertlegal.com or by clicking here. The Law Office of Stephen J. Reichert, LLC provides professional deed transfers of Maryland property deeds. Deed filing laws are different in each Maryland county; Maryland attorney Stephen J. Reichert understands the laws of Maryland and all 23 […]

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Maryland Deed Transfer Lawyer: Harford County Property Deed Transfer Lien Sheet/Certificate Requirement

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Along with the state of Maryland requirements when filing a property deed, Harford County deed filings have the additional requirement: “County taxes, assessments and charges. Except as provided in RP § 3-104(c)(1)7 with respect to personal property taxes, except as provided in RP § 3-104(c)(4)8 with respect to transfers by assumption in July, August or […]

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Maryland Real Estate Attorney: Quitclaim Deed, Warranty Deed, Special Warranty Deed and Transfer of Real Property Ownership

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A common question from clients is whether a quit claim deed transfers less interest in the property than a warranty deed or special warranty deed. The short answer is “no.” All three types of property deed transfers can transfer the same interest in the property. That said, there are several factors that need to be […]

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