How does one access the Massachusetts Registry of Deeds?
How does one access the Massachusetts Registry Deeds?
You can find your property records online at the Secretary of the Commonwealth's Massachusetts Land Records website at MassLandRecords.com. Access is available to deeds, mortgages, plans, and other land records recorded in the various Registries of Deeds. Locate my Registry of Deeds Office will help you find the Registry of Deeds Office specific to where your land is located.
Both Cambridge and Somerville are in Middlesex County and are part of the Middlesex South Registry of Deeds.
Once you are on the Search Page for Middlesex South and are searching for a specific deed or plan or other document related to a Cambridge or Somerville property, a degree of patience is required, as the search interface is not especially user-friendly. Click on SEARCH CRITERIA in the upper left corner of the Search Page to bring up more search options.