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Recorder Offices in Northumberland County

Northumberland County Recorder of Deeds/Register of Wills Northumberland County Courthouse
201 Market St., Sunbury, Pennsylvania 17801
8:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday
Phone: (570) 988-4143
Northumberland County Recorder of Deeds/Register of Wills Northumberland County Courthouse  201 Market St.,  Sunbury, Pennsylvania, 17801

 
 
 
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Northumberland County Recorder of Deeds
Northumberland County Recorder Information
The recorder in Northumberland County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.
Recording Fees
To record a deed, quit claim deed, or mortgage, the fee is $53.50 for the first four pages. Each additional page is $2. For additional names to be indexed, the fee is $.50 after the first four. Marginal notations are $2. The Statement of Value, which is filed in duplicate, is $2. Only one copy is charged.

The statement of value, which should be submitted in duplicate, is $2.

Separate checks are required for taxable deeds (1%, 1%, and recording fee).

A self-addressed stamped envelope is required for documents that are to be returned by mail. If correct recording fees are not included, the document will be rejected.

If you need more information about recording fees or realty transfer taxes, contact the Northumberland County Recorder of Deeds at 570-988-4100.
Document Formatting Requirements
The county recorder in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania is responsible for recording and maintaining real property documents for the county. These documents include warranty deeds, affidavits, and quitclaim deeds.

REQUIREMENTS FOR RECORDING REAL PROPERTY DOCUMENTS

• Original documents should be submitted for recording.

• Acknowledgements must include the county, state, date, person(s) or corporate officer’s name(s), and the title of person(s) appearing, notary signature, seal, and expiration date.

• The acknowledgement cannot predate the execution date of the document.

• For all deeds and mortgages, indicate the county and municipality where the property is located. This should be part of the legal description.

• A certified grantee or mortgage address must be given on all deeds, mortgages, and assignments. All certifications should be signed.

• A parcel identification number must appear on all real property documents.

• Any numerical amounts must match written amounts on deeds and mortgages.

• For documents that make reference to previously recorded documents, the book and page number of the previous documents must be given on the deed.

• Any re-recording of documents must be re-acknowledged.

• For multiple documents that are serving as one transaction, the order of recording must be clearly indicated on each document.

STATEMENT OF VALUE

The Department of Revenue requires that a Statement of Value form be fully completed in order for the deed to be recorded. Unless an exemption is clearly stated in the deed, (such as in family transfers), transfer taxes or a Statement of Value should accompany all transfers.

If an exemption is claimed, this must be clearly stated on the face of the deed.
If a deed has transfer tax in more than one municipality, it must stipulate the division of transfer taxes.

MARGINS AND FORMATTING

Deeds should have a 3-inch margin at the top of the first page. The left-hand side of this should contain a ‘Prepared by’ statement that lists the name and address of the preparer, as well as return address information and phone number. All other sides should have a 1 inch margin. Margins on subsequent pages should be one inch.

Font size should be at least 10 point and should be in black ink.

All pages, including attachments, should be numbered sequentially.

Printing should be on one side only. Paper size should be 8.5x11 inches.
 
E-Recording
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Forms
Northumberland County Real Estate Deed Forms

Quit Claim Deed Form
Warranty Deed Form
Special Warranty Deed Form
Grant Deed Form
Easement Deed Form
Disclaimer of Interest Form
Correction Deed Form
Supplemental Documents

Realty Transfer Tax
Transfer Tax
Valuation Factors
 
 
 
Information
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