Department of Real Estate

Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
 


IMPORTANT NOTICES
NEW FEE SCHEDULE

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2013 

An Ordinance (30-12-OR) of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approving a new schedule of fees and charges for services rendered and performed by the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate to be effective January 1, 2013, was adopted by Allegheny County Council on September 18, 2012, and was approved by County Executive Rich Fitzgerald on September 20, 2012.

Visit the Fees page to view the 2013 Fee Schedule.

DRAFTING STANDARDS FOR RECORDING PLANS (MYLAR TO PAPER)

 EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 1, 2012
ONLY paper originals will be accepted for recording.
 

The six (6) month grace period, allowing for the transition from mylar to paper for recording original submissions of plans, will expire November 1, 2012, as per the Allegheny County Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (09-12-OR), adopted on April 17, 2012.


The Department of Real Estate is the consolidation of the Office of the Recorder of Deeds and the mapping and ownership sections of the Office of Property Assessments. The Department of Real Estate is responsible for:

  • Recording documents such as deeds, mortgages, and plans, as well as many other documents.
  • Providing access to the public to all recorded documents.
  • All phases of the notary process.
  • Mapping all properties in the county and their respective addresses.
  • Maintaining ownership records on all properties in the county.

In an effort to provide the best services to the public, our office is in the process of updating and adhering more stringently to our policies regarding recorded documents.  Please review the pages below for important information.

Items of Interest

 
 
Blue Arrow  If you have questions or concerns related to property, billing
or taxing information, please consult the Quick Help Guide.
   
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The recorded documents located in our office are available to the public. It is our goal to provide convenient, efficient and easy access to the information located in this office, but because of the liability factor, we are unable to provide you with information via email or phone. To get more information regarding obtaining copies please go to the Copy Services Page. 

The Department of Real Estate is not permitted to give legal advice.