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

Worcester-County-Maryland-Lawyer-AttorneyThere are several steps and decisions that must be made when properly filing a Maryland property deed. Besides all of the state requirements, Worcester 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 SDAT (i.e. deeds, other than deeds of easements), one must first: (a) Municipal and special taxes, assessments and charges. Pay municipal and special taxes, assessments and charges as follows – Worcester County – pay all outstanding municipal taxes and charges, including water bills, if property is in (and transfer on the books of): Berlin, Ocean City, Pocomoke City, or Snow Hill if property is within a county sanitary district, the deed must be marked by the Worcester County Sanitary Commission to indicate that all sanitary assessments and charges have been paid [RP § 3-104(f)(4)].”

To ensure 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, 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.”