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Register of Deeds
113 Chestnut St.
Allegan, MI 49010
Phone: (269) 673-0390

HOURS: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Friday
(closed weekends & holidays)

Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds Office is the place where people record documents relating to land transactions. 
 
Different types of deeds as well as land contracts, mortgages, liens and lease agreements are recorded at the Register of Deeds Office.
 
After a document is recorded, it becomes a public record, which can be reviewed or copied by any person. Of course, the Register of Deeds Office does not keep the original deed or mortgage; instead, the transaction is recorded in a book, called a "liber", which is stamped on the deed or document.
 
A copy or image of the document is then made for permanent record.
 
 

 Register of Deeds Resources

 
  
  
Michigan Recording Requirements.pdf
  
Register of Deeds Legislature.aspx
  
Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpt) - Act 174 of 1962.aspx
  
Identity Theft Information (Federal Trade Commission).aspx
  
Identity Theft Protection Act (Excerpt) - Act 452 of 2004.aspx
  
Social Security Number Privacy Act 454 of 2004.aspx
  
Register of Deeds Glossary of Terms.pdf
  
Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention.aspx
  
Annual Reports.aspx