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Frederick County, Maryland, Property Deed Recording Lien Sheet/Certificate Requirement

Frederick_County_Maryland_LawyerThere are several important steps and decisions that must be made when properly filing a Maryland real estate deed. Besides all of the state requirements, Frederick 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 September (with proof of an escrow for real property taxes), except as provided in RP § 3-104(c)(5)9 with respect to semiannual payments of real property taxes, and except as provided in RP § 3-104(c)(2)10 or (3),11 pay county taxes, assessments and charges in accordance with RP § 3-104(b)(1) & (2)12 – “Lien Certificate,” “Lien Sheet,” or similar required in the following jurisdictions: Frederick County – obtain “tax status report” from County Treasurer’s Office [see also item (iv) of this section below].”

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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.”