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Transfer of Title
LEGAL ADVICE LIMITATION
HOW TO TRANSFER TITLE
San Bernardino County Recorder
to the tax records on real property cannot be made by request,
only by documents recorded in the Office of the San Bernardino
To change the
name(s) on real property, the present owner(s) may execute a new
deed conveying the property from the name(s) as they presently
appear, to the name(s) that will be used to hold title. Full
names of all parties must be used. The new deed should state
how title will be held, i.e., joint tenants, tenant in common,
etc. The new deed must be acknowledged by a Notary Public.
Deed forms may
be obtained from stationery stores that carry legal forms. They
are not available in this office.
The deed must
be recorded in the county where the property is located. There
is a fee for the recordation.
Change of Ownership Report should be completed, signed, and
returned with the document. If it is not completed and
submitted, an additional fee of $20.00 will be required for
recording. If you need assistance in completing this form, call
(909) 387-8307 or toll free (877) 885-7654.
For property in
San Bernardino County, please contact the Recorders Office for
information regarding procedures.
Hall of Records
222 W. Hospitality Lane
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0022
Telephone: (909) 387-8306
Toll Free: (855) 732-2575
Click here for access to the San Bernardino County Recorder's website.