What is required to record a mortgage?

Mortgages brought to the County Recorder's Office for recording must contain the following information:

  • Name(s) of the borrower(s) and lender(s)
  • The amount of the mortgage
  • Legal description of the property (can be obtained from our Copy Center)
  • Signature(s) of the borrower(s)
  • Notarization of the signature 
  • Preparation statement (if notarized in the State of Ohio)

The execution is according to the state in which the signature was notarized. The notary must contain the following:

  • A notary statement
  • Notary's signature
  • Notary expiration date

Recording Fees:

  • $34 for the first two pages and $8 for each additional page.
  • Cash or check/money order made payable to: Montgomery County Recorder

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1. How long does it take to get a document recorded?
2. What do I need to record a deed?
3. What is required to record a mortgage?
4. How do I change the name on a deed?
5. My mortgage has been released; will you send me a new deed?
6. Are there any liens on my property?
7. How do I find a current property owner?
8. How do I get a copy of my service discharge (DD214)?
9. How do I get a copy of birth and death records?
10. How do I get a copy of a divorce decree?
11. Where can I find the blue prints to my house?
12. How can I find the age of a house?
13. How did the Recorder's office get started?