What types of documents can be recorded?

Any document affecting title to real property that is authorized or required by law to be recorded. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Deeds of Trust
  • Grant Deeds
  • Mechanic’s Liens
  • Reconveyances
  • Tax Liens

The recording requirements for documents are established by the codes for the State of California. Documents presented for recording must meet certain basic requirements.

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1. How do I find the Recorder's Office?
2. What types of documents can be recorded?
3. How do I record a document?
4. How much does it cost to record a document?
5. Will the Recorder’s Office help me prepare my document?
6. What happens to my document after it is recorded?
7. What is Documentary Transfer Tax? When is it paid?
8. How do I find out what has been recorded for a certain property?
9. How do I find out how much a certain property sold for?
10. How do I find out if a lien has been filed against my property? How do I get it removed?