The Recording Process

The Recording Process

Learn about the effect of recording property interests, the mechanics of recording, and the role of indices in maintaining property records.


Recording is a central aspect of real estate transactions. In this lesson, we’ll learn what recording is, why it’s important, and how property records are made publicly accessible.

I.               The Recording Process

Recording is the process of filing a document related to real property in a designated government office. This usually involves filing in the recorder’s office in the county where the property is located. [66...