Don’t Overpay for Copies of Your Recorded Deed
The Pender County Register of Deeds Office has been informed that homeowners have been receiving notices from private companies offering to send them a copy of their deed upon payment of a “processing fee”.
If your deed has been recorded in the Register of Deeds Office, the recording is valid whether or not you have a copy in your possession. A copy of your recorded deed can be obtained from the Pender County Register of Deeds at little or no cost. If you have a computer and printer at home, you can search and print at no cost from our website. www.pendercountync.gov/rod.
The fee for a certified copy of a recorded deed from the Pender County Register of Deeds Office is $5.00 for the first page and $2.00 for additional pages, and an uncertified copy for .25 cents per page.
The Pender County Register of Deeds Office is located at 300 E Fremont St., Burgaw, NC, in the Howard Holly Administration Building and is open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays.
Sign up for Free Property Fraud Detection Notification
The Property Fraud Detection Notification Service is a free service provided to you by the Pender County Register of Deeds Office. This program will notify you when a document has been recorded that matches your name. This keeps you informed of all real estate transactions in your name…. those you expect and those you don’t!
This free service will not prevent fraud but will allow residents to find out about it quickly.
Any owner of real property in Pender County may sign up for this service online by clicking here. The online form requires an email address. When you click the submit button, a confirmation email will be sent to your email. When you receive the confirmation email, click the link in the email to activate your Fraud Detection Request.
If a document is recorded in your name, you will be notified by e-mail.
This service does not give the Register of Deeds Office the authority to remove, revise or redact the document that has been recorded. It is only to make you aware that a document has been recorded in your name.
For more information call the Pender County Register of Deeds at (910) 259-1225