Oceana County Michigan

Register of Deeds

Your County Recorder:

  • makes a complete, accurate and permanent record of every document pertaining to the conveyance and encumbrance of land within the county.
  • maintains permanent land records, retains them in archival form, and makes them accessible to the public.
  • collects fees for documents filed in the Recorder’s office and pays these monies into the county’s general fund.
  • maintains an accurate record of all monies appropriated to the Recorder’s office for its operation.
  • performs all accounting functions necessary to the operation of the Recorder’s office including preparation of annual budgets and reports.

The County Register of Deeds is elected to a four-year term and is the official keeper of all real property records within the County. The Register of Deeds, located in the Courthouse, records real property documents and maintains an index system of those records. the office maintains original plats of all subdivisions and assists local municipalities by furnishing liber and page numbers, and/or instrument numbers, property descriptions, etc. from these plats.

The Register of Deeds office maintains an index and copy of all recorded documents pertaining to property located within the county. Financing statements (U.C.C.’s) relating to personal property may also be filed. the Register of Deeds also serves as Chairman of the County Plat Board, which reviews and approves all new subdivisions within the county.

Copies of documents may be obtained in person or by mail by submitting the appropriate fees and document information. Recordings may also be done in person or by mail with sufficient fees. self-addressed stamped envelopes should accompany all recordings an copy requests. A telephone number, while not required, would be helpful for clarification of questions and/or problems.

e-Recording

The Oceana County Register of Deeds office offers electronic recording of your real estate documents. You will need to register through the company below to begin this service with our office:

CSC
Email Address – erecording@cscglobal.com
Phone Number – 866-652-0111
Website – www.erecording.com

Please note: UCC documents and documents related to mortgage foreclosure are not eligible for electronic recording.

Contact the Register of Deeds office for questions regarding electronic recording.

Record Search

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Staff

Richard A. Hodges
Oceana County Recorder
Colleen Reyna
Chief Deputy Recorder
Ruth Prince
Deputy Clerk

Oceana County Register of Deeds

100 N. State Street
PO Box 111
Hart, MI 49420
Phone: (231) 873-4158
Fax: (231) 873-9218

Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Oceana County News

Property Search

Posted: July 24th, 2017
Oceana County Online Property Record Search is now available without maps at no cost and with maps and aerial
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Oceana County Offers Residents an Opportunity to Serve on Advisory Boards

Posted: July 24th, 2017
Oceana County needs your help. Enthusiastic individuals are needed to serve on various advisory board and commissions. Unfortunately, there
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Board of Commissioners Meeting

Oceana County Building
11:30am - 11:30am
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