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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Recorder of Deeds Announces 2021 Holiday Hours

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NORRISTOWN – With the holidays just around the corner, Jeanne Sorg, Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds is announcing holiday hours for her office for the upcoming fall and winter holidays. 

Please take note this year the Recorder of Deeds office ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Montco Recorder of Deeds, Jeanne Sorg, Provides Deeds to Homeowners Devastated by Ida Free of Charge

NORRISTOWN – Tropical Storm Ida blew through Montgomery County with heavy rains and strong winds that caused extensive damage to property and homes all over the County, and homeowners are picking up the pieces left in Ida’s wake. Jeann...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Masks Required to Enter Recorder of Deeds Office

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Montgomery County is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases once again. We are in this together to lessen the spread of the virus, therefore, as of Monday, August 16, we are requiring all visitors to our office, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a face ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Announces Upcoming Mobile Veterans’ Discount ID Events

Jeanne Veterans Event

NORRISTOWN – Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg has announced three upcoming mobile Veterans’ Discount ID card events to be held throughout Montgomery County this summer and fall.

“I am excited to get back out on ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Record Breaking Numbers at Recorder of Deeds

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Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg, is proud to proclaim 2021 to be a record breaking year for the office. In the first six months of this year, the office has recorded over 76,000 documents. For comparison, in an average year, the office typ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Update to Montgomery County Common Level Ratio

2021 Common Level Ratio

July brings us thoughts of blue pools, cold iced teas, sparkling fireworks, and important updates from the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has released the Common Level Ratio Estate Valuation Factors (CLRs) for t...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Title Search Area Reopens to the Public on July 6

Title Search

The Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds is pleased to announce that the Title Search area will officially re-open to the public on Tuesday, July 6. The office is still adhering to social distancing protocols and you may be asked to wait to use the Title S...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Recorder of Deeds Office Reopening to the Public on June 1

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Beginning on June 1, our office will reopen to the public for the first time since March 2020.

The Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds office is excited to welcome everyone back! 

Our recording hours are from 8:30AM until 4PM. The Board of Assessme...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Marking One Year of this Pandemic

This week marks one year since our office closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic. And what a year it’s been! Even though our office is closed to in person visits, we have been here every day working hard to serve you.

Early on in th...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: November 19, 2020

MontCo Real Estate is Breaking Records

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This is an unprecedented year for the world, our country and Montgomery County. Yes, because the coronavirus continues to impact our communities and businesses. But also because I cannot remember the last time our office saw this level of real estate acti...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Remote Notarization Becomes Permanent Law in PA

Remote notarization has become a permanent part of Pennsylvania law with the passage of Act 97, effective on October 29, 2020.

The law allows a Pennsylvania notary public to select one or more tamper-evident technologies to perform notarial acts and may pe...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Deed Scam Targets Montgomery County Home Buyers

Deed Scam Notice

NORRISTOWN – Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg is warning homeowners of a misleading solicitation mailer being sent to homeowners from companies such as Property Site based in California. The solicitation offers homeowners a &l...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Join Me in Thanking My Team

Infographic - Since COVID

I feel so lucky to have such a hardworking and adaptable staff. As we enter the fourth month of the coronavirus pandemic, my office continues to be closed to the public, but my office has been able to continue to provide service at the same levels as in p...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: July 14, 2020

We've Added Another Way to Record Your Documents

New Dropbox

While our office continues to remain closed to the public due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, beginning on Monday, July 13, we are offering another way for you to get your documents to us for recording. There is now a drop box available in the lobby ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Update to Montgomery County Common Level Ratio

Factor List 2020-2021

The summer’s first heat wave means turning up the AC, drinking ice cold lemonade, and an important update from the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue: The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has released the Common Level Ratio Real Estate Valuati...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Montgomery County Offices Will Be Closed for Juneteenth

Juneteenth

In observance of and to honor this important day in our nation’s history, all Montgomery County offices, including the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds office, will be closed on Friday, June 19th.

Juneteenth celebrates the commemoration of the...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Real Estate Industry May Resume Limited Business Transactions Statewide

Governor Tom Wolf announced that beginning on Tuesday, May 19, businesses and employees in the real estate industry may conduct limited business-related activities statewide.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Personal Appearance Requirement for Notaries Temporarily Suspended for Real Estate Transactions

The Department of State has suspended the personal appearance requirement for Pennsylvania Notaries in the case of certain real estate transactions. This suspension of personal appearance only applies in the specific cases outlined below and only if you a...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Montgomery County Offices Closed to the Public

The Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds office is currently closed to the public for recording and title searching. We will be accepting all paper recordings via the mail only. 

We will accept plans for recording via mail in a rolled tube. We are ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Coronavirus Update: All Montgomery County Offices Closed Monday & Tuesday

Monday and Tuesday, March 16 and 17, all Montgomery County offices will be closed. 

If you need to access the services of our office during this time, we invite you to utilize our electronic and mail services. See below for more information on how...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Update Regarding the Coronavirus and the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Office

To minimize the exposure to the virus for our employees, we have made the decision to suspend our public and title search areas, effective Friday, March 13.We invite you to access the many services the Recorder of Deeds office offers electronically, by ma...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Upcoming Changes to the Notary Commission and Bonding Process

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The changes will streamline the current paper- and mail-based processes for notaries and the Recorder of Deeds office. Please bear with our office as we transition to this new process.

Under the new process, notary commissions will no longer be mailed to o...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Recorder of Deeds Office Installs New Microfilm Machines

New Microfilm Machine

While microfilm and microfiche continue to be a strong preservation medium, the Recorder of Deeds office is committed to the preservation and modernization of county records.

“The new machines will more effectively digitize and maintain the older...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg and Treasurer Jason Salus Team Up to Notarize Emergency Ballots

For Immediate Release 

October 30, 2019

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg and Treasurer Jason Salus Team Up to Notarize Emergency Absentee Ballots Free of Charge

NORRISTOWN -- Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg announced t...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg Streamlines Electronic Document Access

OFFICE OF JEANNE SORG

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds

 

 

For Immediate Release 

May 6, 2019

Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg Streamlines Electronic Document Access

NORRISTOWN--Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg today announced the consoli...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg Fights Fraud with Free Program

 

For Immediate Release 

 

January 25, 2019 

 

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg Fights Fraud with Free Program 

 

NORRISTOWN – Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Je...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg to Increase Veteran Outreach Efforts

For Immediate Release 

July 12, 2018 Contact: Turea Hutson, Director of Communications and Outreach 

610-278-3292, thutson@montcopa.org 

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Announces Upcoming Mobile Veterans’ Discount ID Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, April 24, 2018Contact: Turea Hutson, Director of Communications and Outreach610-278-3292, thutson@montcopa.org

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds
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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg Highlights Veterans Discount ID Program on Comcast Newsmakers

Norristown, January 9, 2018; Jeanne Sorg, Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds, was pleased to appear on Comcast Newsmakers recently to tout her successful Veterans' Discount ID Program. Since its inception, 7,500 Montgomery County veterans have recorded t...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: November 29, 2017

New Fee Schedule (effective Nov 30 at 4:15 PM)

Please click here for a new fee schedule that will be implemented in my office effective Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:15 PM. Thank you for your careful attention to this matter.As you may know, the Pennsylvania State Legislature recently passed legisl...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Pennsylvania Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts, October 26, 2017

Norristown, Thursday, October 26, 2017; The Pennsylvania Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts takes effect. Please note the fee to receive your commission as a notary from our office is now $38.50. The fee to record your signature is $3.50.

To learn more a...

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Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Announces Fall Mobile Veteran Discount Identification Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, August 30, 2017Contact:Dianna DiIllioDirector of Communications and Outreach610-278-3292, ddiillio@montcopa.org

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Announces FallMobile Veteran Discount Identification Events

Norristown, Augus...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Pennsylvania Inheritance and Realty Transfer Tax Announces New Common Level Ratio

Norristown, June 29, 2017; The Pennsylvania Inheritance and Realty Transfer Tax, Bureau of Individual Taxes, has released the 2016 Common Level Ratio Real Estate Valuation Factors for documents accepted from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

Starting July 1, ...

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