Why do I record my deed? Is it my title?

Why do I record my deed? Is it my title?

Deeds are recorded to provide notice to the world that you own your property. Recording a deed at the Register of Deeds imparts “constructive notice” to the world that you own your property-everyone in the world is deemed by law to know of your interest. If you fail to record your Deed, only those people who have actual notice of your interest in the property know of your ownership. The deed is merely evidence of your ownership of the property- it is not a “title” like a car title. It is of critical importance that the deed be placed on record.

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