Registry of Deeds
- A location where land ownership documents are stored. They are typically managed by the County Recorder or Recorder of Deeds. These documents can typically be searched using the names of the property owners in the Grantor-Grantee index. Though public, they might require help from a staff member to find
- The real estate attorney searched the Registry of Deeds to verify the ownership of the property.
- The home buyer went to the Registry of Deeds to check the history of the property before making the purchase.
- The title company conducted a thorough search in the Registry of Deeds before issuing a title insurance policy.