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Montgomery County, Maryland Property Title Transfer Lawyer: Property Deed Transfer Requirements

Deed_Drafting_Recording_Maryland_AttorneyThere are several important steps and decisions that must be made when properly filing a Maryland real estate deed. Besides all of the state requirements, Montgomery County deed filings have the additional requirement:

Montgomery County – “No Consideration Deeds” must have the applicable form of county-required “no consideration” affidavit attached, or it will be taxed based on t he full assessed value for the property.”

To make sure your deed transfer is drafted and filed correctly under Maryland and county laws, call or e-mail now for a free confidential consultation: Maryland deed transfer attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, sreichert@reichertlegal.com or by clicking here.

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Also Relevant Under Maryland Law

“No deed, mortgage, or deed of trust may be recorded unless it bears the certification of an attorney at law that the instrument has been prepared by an attorney or under an attorney’s supervision, or a certification that the instrument was prepared by one of the parties named in the instrument.”

Additional Requirements in Montgomery County

RP § 3-501(b) requires that all instruments recorded in Montgomery County (except (1) contracts for conveyance of real property, (2) leases for 7 years or less, (3) judgment liens, (4) real property tax liens, and (5) claims of the United States not subjected to state recording requirements) must be legible and must contain the following information: (i) the parcel identifier assigned by the County (this is critical because, unlike all other jurisdictions, the parcel identifier index is the controlling index – not the grantor/grantee index); (ii) the county tax account number for the parcel, if any, and if it is different from the parcel identifier; (iii) The record legal description of the boundaries of the parcel; (iv) The street address of the parcel, if it has one; (v) The full name and address of each party to the instrument and the nature of each party’s interest; and (vi) The name of any title insurer insuring the instrument.

Call or e-mail now for a free confidential consultation: Maryland deed transfer attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, sreichert@reichertlegal.com or by clicking here.