A tax of $1.00 per $500.00 (more easily calculated as $2.00 per $1,000.00) of the purchase price which is mandated by North Carolina state law to be paid by the grantor or seller.
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No, North Carolina law prohibits the Register of Deeds from giving legal advice or referrals.
Yes, all records filed in the Register of Deeds office are public records. Anyone can view and obtain a copy of a public document in the office.
To set up your free Fraud Alert, you can click on the link https://fraudalert.bislandrecords.com/index.php?county=newhanover&state=nc, this will take you directly to our website to fill out the information requested along with your email, or go to our home website at www.registerofdeeds.nhcgov.com, click on the Fraud Alert box and fill out the information requested.
In the event a document is recorded in your name, you will get an email with a copy of the document at no cost to you.
Yes, as a courtesy to our customers, we have gone to the Secretary of States website and printed the form needed to register a business name.
The Register of Deeds can only provide the amount of the excise tax stamp affixed to the deed at the time it was recorded.
You will need to consult an attorney. The Register or Deeds office does not perform title searches.
No, that information may be obtained from the Tax Department.
No, they are filed in the Estate division of the Clerk of Superior Court’s office.
The Register of Deeds office has subdivision and condominium plats on file, not individual surveys.
Divorces are on file in the Clerk of Superior Court’s office.
You will need to have a new deed drawn up and filed. It is recommended that you consult an attorney.