Deeds, Property & Records Requests

Property Records Search

Use our free Property Records Search tools to easily access detailed property records. Using any computer, follow the link to the Kent County Property Records search tools. Simply enter a name in the search box and access electronic records. See prior ownership and history, sales information, permitting, tax data, and much more. Researching, viewing and printing are free.

Kent County Property Records Search Tool

 

Deeds Records Search

Searching Deeds Records

Use our free Deeds Records Search tools to easily access detailed deeds records. Using any computer, follow the link to the Deeds Records search tools. Simply enter a name in the search box to access electronic Deed records from present day to the 1700's. Researching and viewing are free. For security purposes, downloading and printing cost $2.00 per page or $75 for an unlimited monthly subscription using the PayPal account, or credit or debit card. 

Kent County Deeds Records Search Tool

 

Don’t have a computer or need help?  Call 302-744-2314 or visit the Recorder of Deeds office at the Kent County Building, 555 Bay Road, Dover DE 19901.  

 

Property Transaction Alerts

We offer our citizens free property transaction alerts so you will know whenever we record any documents in your name. This is total transparency in government. Not only will you be kept up to date with what we do in our office, but should you see a transaction you do not recognize--and it turns out to be fraud--you will learn of it in less than a week. Click to read more: Why Register for Property Transaction Alerts?(PDF, 572KB)

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Recording Functions

Do you want to Record a Deed, UCC, satisfy a Mortgage or place or clear a Lien?  Please visit the Recorder of Deeds page to find out more about these tasks and request fact sheets, forms and fees.

Visit the Recorder of Deeds

Recorder of Deeds Fees Schedule Effective 6/1/2024(PDF, 139KB)(PDF, 139KB)

 

Contact Information

302-744-2314 / Fax: 302-736-2035

Email:  Recorder@kentcountyde.gov

Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon.-Fri.

Recording Hours: 8:00am - 3:00 Mon.-Fri.

 

Requesting FOIA Information?

If you need information, please contact the Kent County Public Information Officer, Kelly Pitts, at 302-744-2304. You may also print and submit a FIOA request form to Kent County. FIOA Request Forms are available below.

Submit a FIOA Request