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Click Here for a Homestead Form or Click Here for a Trust Homestead Form. For any questions please contact our Customer Service Department  at 978-542-1704 or via email at 


we will be updating our servers Over the weekend of May 30 and May 31, 2015, as a result you may experience brief delays in our system during that time.

We thank you for your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience.

Special Update On lYNN fORECLOSURES

Please note that the Lynn City Council has repealed certain Sections of the Homeowner's Bill of Rights and that you will no longer be required to provide a "Right to Cure Letter" and a Certificate of Mediation. 

Click here to read the letter from the City Solicitor



click here for information on refinancing your home from Secretary of State Bill Galvin

Scam alert!

Certified Deed Copy Scam

A company called "Record Transfer Services" is offering to provide you with a Certified Copy of your Deed for a cost of $83.

Please be aware that you may print a copy of your deed online for FREE or for a certified copy PLEASE CLICK HERE TO contact our Customer Service Department. There is no charge for a certified copy of your deed.



To search the 31,783 robo-signed documents, click here

If you are a victim of robosigning, contact our customer service department at 978-542-1704 to ask about receiving an affidavit as proof that a document being used to take your home contains a fraudulent or surrogate signed document

To read the McDonnell Property Analytics Audit of the Essex South Registry of Deeds
Click Here

  Consumer Alerts!!!

Tax Lien Scam

Please be advised that companies are contacting property owners and implying that "a substantial tax lien" has been recorded at the Registry of Deeds against their property.  These companies are offering to assist property owners to locate and release these liens for a considerable fee.  The Registry of Deeds will assist you in locating these documents at no cost to you.  Should a lien be found, we will explain the steps necessary to release the lien.  Please contact customer service at 978-542-1704 with any additional questions.

FEMA released new flood maps

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To reach our Foreclosure Hotline click Here!

For Essex County Assessors' OFfices and
Property Information Click Here!

To order a Corporate Certificate From
the Secretary of State's Office Click Here!

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DISCLAIMER: The Southern Essex District Registry of Deeds presents the information on this website as a service to the public. We have tried to ensure that the information contained in this electronic document is accurate. The Register's office makes no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or at other sites to which we link. Assessing accuracy and reliability of information is the responsibility of the user. The Register's office shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for any damages in connection with the use of the information contained herein. THIS INFORMATION IS FOR REFERENCE ONLY.

Lien Disclaiimer: This website contains information on Notices of Federal Tax Lien and other lien documents that is not identical in content to documents presented to this office by IRS. Therefore, the results of a search of this indexing system cannot be relied upon in judicial or administrative proceedings related to title or transfer of property, including but not limited to searches relative to sales of property and foreclosure proceedings, in determining ownership interests in property on which a Notice of Federal Tax Lien attaches.  For assistance in obtaining a copy of the required document as filed by IRS, please contact Customer Service at 978-542-1704. Copies of recorded documents may be obtained only from this office for which the search was conducted.