The Register and Recorder's Office in Bedford County, Pennsylvania is responsible for managing the records pertaining to real estate transactions for the county. These documents are part of Bedford County's permanent record.
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To record a deed or mortgage with four pages and four names to be indexed, the fee is $58.75
Each additional name (after four) is $0.50 and each additional page (after four) is $2.
For entering marginal notations on the records such as extensions, postponements, assignments, releases, modifications, and subordinations, the fee is $44.
There is a $0.50 charge for sending in instruments through the mail.
Certified copies are $1 plus 25 cents for each copy.
State and local transfer taxes of 1% each may apply to the recording.
Contact the Bedford County Register of Deeds at 814-623-4836 if you have questions about recording fees, transfer taxes, or other recording issues.
* Submit your document on 8.5 x 11 inch white paper or 8.5 x 14 inch white paper.
* Margins should be at least 1 inch on all sides.
* Black ink in 12 point font should be used.
* The grantor must sign and acknowledge the instrument. The date of the instrument cannot predate the acknowledgment date.
* All signatures should have a corresponding name typed or printed beneath them.
* A legal description of the property, that includes the municipality, state, and county, must be on the face of the deed. Previous recorded information is also required.
* The grantee's name and address is required to be on the deed. A "Certificate of Residence for Grantee" must be included with the document. Both the grantor and the grantee must be clearly identified in the real property document.
* The non-titled spouse of real property is not required to sign the security instrument, unless a divorce action is pending.
* Documents are required to list a tax ID number for the real property.
* The total consideration should be listed on all documents of conveyance. If consideration is not shown, a Statement of Value form must be filed. If the deed shows a minimum price ($1 or $99) a Statement of Value form is also required.
* The Statement of Value form must be filed in duplicate.
* A Uniform Parcel Identifier in addition to a metes and bounds legal description or a lot number and reference to a recorded subdivision plan is required.