FAQs

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Where do I obtain a form for recording purposes?
Forms are available at most office supply or stationary stores.
What are the fees for recording?
Refer to the document fee schedule or you may call the Recorder’s Office at (928) 524-4194.
What is a declaration of Homestead?
Your question may be answered in ARS § 33.1101, 33.1102, 33.1103, 33.1104 and 33-1105 and/or by consulting an attorney.
How do I remove or add a name to my property?
Your question may be answered by contacting a title company and/or by consulting an attorney.
How do I know what liens are on a property?
You may either come in and do a title search on your own or contact a title company to perform one for you.
Can you tell me the selling price of a property?
You need to come in to the Recorder’s Office to search and determine if an affidavit of real property value has been recorded.
How do I do a title search?
All records in our office are located by searching our grantor/grantee name index. A title company may also perform one for you.
Can you tell me the owner of a property by the parcel number?
No, try the Assessor’s property information search.
How do I obtain a copy of my deed?
You can request a copy form our office in person or by mail. Copies are $1.00 per page plus a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return. You will need to know either the docket and page, fee number or when the deed was recorded and the names of the grantor and grantee.
How do I remove a decedent’s name from my deed?
Your question may be answered by contacting a title company and/or by consulting an attorney.
What is an Affidavit of Real Property Value?

All property sales transactions require a completed Affidavit or an exemption number.

For more information you may visit the Arizona Department of Revenue website or contact them by phone at (602) 542-3529.

How do I change the ownership of a piece of property?
We suggest you contact a title company or an attorney for proper legal advise.
How do I record my business name?
Your question may be answered in ARS 44-1236 or ARS 29-101 thru 29-366 and/or by consulting an attorney.
How do I remove an erroneous lien form my property?
Your questions may be answered in ARS 33-420 and/or by consulting an attorney.
What happens to my document when it is presented for recording?
  • If the document meets the form requirements, is complete, and the proper fees have been paid we will accept your document and make it a matter of permanent public record.
  • We then key the pertinent information to create an index so that you may locate this document in the future.
  • Your original document will be returned to the address typed on the document.
  • If the original document is ever lost or misplaced, a certified copy may be obtained form our office.