Abbreviations

Listed below are definitions of commonly used transactions.

NOTE: What’s in parentheses is the abbreviation from the Instrument Type column of the Deeds Look-up table. You may also find what’s in parentheses is from the Grantee column of the Grantor search or in the Grantor column of a Grantee search.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

A (Back to Top)

  • ACPT – Acceptance of Trust
  • AFFT– Affidavit
  • AGRT – Agreement
  • APPT – Appointment
  • ASGT – Assignment
  • ATT – Attachment

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C (Back to Top)

  • CERT – Certificate
  • COMPL – Certificate of Compliance
  • COVNT – Covenant
  • CRMEL – Certificate Releasing Mass. Estate Lien

D (Back to Top)

  • DEATH – Certificate of Death
  • DEED – Deed
  • DH – Declaration of Homestead
  • DNTR – Declaration of Trust
  • DIS – Discharge

E (Back to Top)

  • EMNT – Easement
  • EXON – Execution

F (Back to Top)

  • FTL – Notice of Federal Tax Lien

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J (Back to Top)

  • JUDG – Judgment

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L (Back to Top)

  • LIEN – Lien

M (Back to Top)

  • MDEED – Master Deed
  • MLC – Municipal Lien
  • MODFN – Modification
  • MSALE – Mortgage Sale
  • MTG – Mortgage
  • MTL – Notice of Mass Tax Lien

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O (Back to Top)

  • ONOT – Order of Notice
  • ORDR – Order of Conditions

P (Back to Top)

  • PATY – Power of Attorney
  • PL – Plan
  • POSS – Certificate of Entry
  • PRL – Partial Release

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R (Back to Top)

  • REL – Release
  • RESGN – Resignation
  • RFL – Release of Federal Tax Lien
  • RIDER – Rider
  • M792 – Release of Mass Estate Tax Lien

S (Back to Top)

  • SUBOR – Subordination

T (Back to Top)

  • TAXT – Tax Taking

U (Back to Top)

  • UCC – UCC Financing Statement

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W (Back to Top)

  • WVR – Waiver

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