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This office maintains the "public record" or the "official" property records. Title companies will not insure loans on real property unless a title search has been completed by an attorney or representative of the attorney. As the official record, this information provides information for the development of tax rolls. The owner must provide the written information to the office staff.
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Property transfers and mortgages date back to the late 1860s.
The office provides copies of records for 50 cents per page (8-1/2 by 14 or smaller) or $1 for larger, (11 by 17) being the largest size available at this time.
The information is located by approximate date of sale and the seller (grantor) or buyer (grantee) as listed on the deed.
The Department of Motor Vehicles records titles for mobile homes. Contact their office for more information, 843-527-8730.
You should have gotten your original Deed when you first purchased your property. This office does not keep your original Deed; it is sent back to the Recording Agent/Attorney and he/she should send it to you. We can make you a copy, or you can go onto our website and see if you can view/print a copy of your Deed.
You will have to go to an Attorney and have a new Deed prepared and recorded showing the change.
Please contact the SC DHEC Department of Vital Records. The Georgetown office can be reached by calling (843) 546-0174, or you can visit their website: https://scdhec.gov/vital-records
Wills are filed in the Probate Court’s office. Contact their office at 843-545-3274.
This office provides copies of records for 50 cents per page (8 1/2 by 14 or smaller) and $1 per page (11 by 17) being the largest size available at this time. Also, you may go onto our website and view/print your Deed if the image is available.