Saturday, September 18, 2010

Mortgage Fraud on the Rise

New data suggests that mortgage fraud may be once again on the rise. After reaching a peak in 2006, mortgage fraud has began to become more problematic again, increasing 17% from last year.

Read more about this trend at the Wall Street Journal here.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Electronic Grantor Index Live

The Registry of Deeds is pleased to announce that we have enabled an electronic version of our Grantor Index from 1731 to 1965 on several of our public access computers in the Registry. We are completing training for staff and frequent users of the Grantor Index this week. Please inquire with a Registry staff member if you would like to access the electronic Grantor Index. Additionally, we hope to launch an online version of the Grantor Index in the near future.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Labor Day Holiday

The Registry of Deeds will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2010 in observance of Labor Day. We thank all American workers for their contributions which have built and strengthened our nation.