Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Norfolk County Register of Deeds Says You Can Get a Certified Copy of Your Deed Directly from the Registry of Deeds
Directly from the website of the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds, Recent News, the following is posted, 'Norfolk County Register of Deeds William P. O’Donnell would like to inform the public of an ongoing direct mail offer that is being sent to local homeowners. “Our office has received many inquiries over the past few days from property owners who had received in the mail an offer from “National Deed Service Inc.” to provide them with a certified copy of their deed for $59.50.The company, based in Washington, D.C. according to their letterhead, states it will obtain a certified copy of your deed from the county office and forward it to you.” In an effort to prevent any homeowner from paying such an exorbitant fee for a service that is readily available locally, Register O’Donnell wants all residents of Norfolk County to know that a certified copy of their deed may be obtained from the Registry of Deeds at 649 High Street in Dedham from Monday through Friday during regular business hours of 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at a cost of $1.00 per page. If you can’t come to the office you can send a request by mail to the Norfolk Registry of Deeds at P.O. Box 69, Dedham MA 02026. The cost by mail is $2.00 per deed. People who would like to view their deed can go online to the Registry web site at http://www.norfolkdeeds.org/ and look at their deed in our research section. Further information is available at the Registry by calling our customer service center at 781-461-6101.'