Middlesex South Registry of Deeds, Cambridge MA

Middlesex South Registry of Deeds, Cambridge MA

Committed to Providing Outstanding Service to the Citizens of the Commonwealth

Committed to Providing Outstanding Service to the Citizens of the Commonwealth

Committed to Providing Outstanding Service to the Citizens of the Commonwealth

Committed to Providing Outstanding Service to the Citizens of the Commonwealth

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Welcome to the Middlesex South Registry of Deeds

This site enables you to interact electronically with the Middlesex South Registry of Deeds. Here you can find answers to your questions, access services and forms, and more. We serve the following Cities & Towns: 

Acton | Arlington Ashby |  Ashland | Ayer |  Bedford |  Belmont |  Boxborough |  Burlington |  Cambridge |  Concord |  Everett |  Framingham |  Groton |  Holliston |  Hopkinton |  Hudson |  Lexington | Lincoln |  Littleton |  Malden |  Marlborough |  Maynard |  Medford |  Melrose |  Natick |  Newton |  North Reading |  Pepperell |  Reading |  Sherborn |  Shirley |  Somerville |  Stoneham |  Stow |  Sudbury |  Townsend |  Wakefield |  Waltham |  Watertown |  Wayland |  Weston |  Winchester |  Woburn

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***COVID-19 NOTICE***

The Middlesex South Registry of Deeds is open for customer drop-off only. For the protection of public health and the safety of staff please use electronic recording and Mail whenever possible to file documents. Information on e-recording (a service available to attorney’s and title companies) and a list of 3rd party vendors is available Here.

Drop-Off Recordings

Customers/Couriers coming into the registry will only be permitted to drop their recording packages (documents, check, return envelope) at the second floor Welcome Desk area. Registry staff will not open or process documents until the customer leaves.Cash is not accepted. Recorded land documents will be returned by mail (all packages must include a self-addressed stamped envelope). Original registered land documents will be kept at the Registry once recorded as required by statute.

Fedex/UPS

The Registry will accept delivery of packages addressed to the Registry. Submitters must specify in their instruction that Fedex/UPS must drop off packages in the building at the second floor Welcome Desk Area and not at the entrance. The Registry will refuse any packages addressed to a third party in care of the Registry.

Anyone entering the building will be subject to health screening pursuant to the rules of the Middlesex Probate & Family Court.

“Both-Ways” Recordings

(Registered and Recorded Land) – must include separate checks for each department.

Plans with documents

Documents should be included in the plans tube. Separate checks must be enclosed for the plans department and the document recordings.

Notary Service

The registry will no longer notarize documents.

Copies of Documents and Plans

The Registry will not provide paper copies of ANY documents or plans at the registry office. All documents are available on www.masslandrecords.com. If certified copies are needed, please mail a request and include a check for $1 per page and a stamped self-addressed envelope. For assistance with copies of older plans email [email protected].

Real Estate Closings

No real estate closings are permitted at the registry.

Research

There is no research currently permitted at the registry of deeds. This includes computer research or book research.

You can email the Registry at [email protected] or call 617-679-6300

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Thanksgiving Day 2020

Wednesday November 26th, 2020 The Registry will be CLOSED in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

The Registry will reopen for normal business hours Friday November 27th.

Thank You.

Maria C. Curtatone, Register of Deeds

About Us

Secretary of the Commonwealth

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William F. Galvin

Secretary of the Commonwealth
Citizen Information Service
One Ashburton Place, Room 1611
Boston, MA 02108-1512
Tel: (617) 727-7030
Toll Free: 1 (800) 392-6090

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Consumer Alerts

Consumer Alert!

There are companies offering to provide homeowners a Certified Copy of their deed for a cost of $83.00.

Please Take Note: You can print a FREE copy of your deed from our website or contact our Customer Service Department by calling 617-679-6300 or emailing us.

Customer Beware!

It has come to our attention that National Grid customers are being contacted by telephone by individuals who claim to be from National Grid and demand payment on their utility bill. They also demand over the phone payment to replace your old meter with new smart meters and threaten customers with service termination within hours if phone payment is not made immediately.

Please follow this link if you would like more information on utility scams: https://www.nationalgridus.com/Our-Company/Scam-Alert

Registered Land Review Reminder:

As a service to our customers the Northern Essex Registry of Deeds provides preview service for Registered Land Documents.  E-mail your documents to [email protected], we will review your documents to make sure they are complete and ready to be put on record before you submit for recording.

Once you have submitted documents to the email address, please feel free to follow up with a phone call to our office to ensure they were received.

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Vision Impaired Assistance

This website has been created to facilitate use by vision impaired persons. It is Screen reader friendly, Uses contrasting colors where possible, Employs colored actions prompts and is equipped with a text enlarger and contrast color changer. Please find these tools provided on the right side of every page.

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