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Register of Deeds Division

Document Recording Statistics

  • Warranty Deeds

    Month 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
    January 270 327 383 426 574 503 505 569 630 658 568
    February 214 315 297 359 426 400 457 513 491 564
    March 305 366 406 470 507 498 598 626 709 696
    April 332 378 386 467 499 527 531 553 623 688
    May 332 459 351 525 688 630 678 736 807 836
    June 293 449 456 561 636 682 932 873 904 809
    July 473 427 401 521 717 849 747 733 841 752
    August 358 368 475 634 689 713 838 855 831 884
    September 384 345 396 553 724 770 815 926 780 753
    October 469 382 441 630 697 750 728 775 791 808
    November 382 347 461 482 588 698 681 734 743 627
    December 395 334 396 596 602 626 644 685 668 619
  • Mortgage Foreclosures

    By Month/Year

    Month 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
    January 60 59 62 60 30 29 16 9 11 8 5
    February 95 80 70 41 23 18 10 9 6 2
    March 55 154 106 68 36 19 22 17 11 10
    April 57 71 70 37 35 18 19 11 6 5
    May 101 79 62 37 42 19 16 9 8 5
    June 75 96 56 48 23 18 15 14 6 9
    July 77 70 91 39 31 24 16 4 5 7
    August 125 78 56 53 29 14 17 5 5 4
    September 43 82 73 56 36 24 11 7 6 3
    October 74 96 38 45 27 15 17 7 5 5
    November 71 44 66 26 28 20 15 4 5 5
    December 100 44 77 42 19 16 13 7 1 4

    Yearly Totals

    1996 43 2000 110 2004 262 2008 957 2012 552 2016 103
    1997 58 2001 165 2005 333 2009 933 2013 359 2017 75
    1998 98 2002 265 2006 540 2010 953 2014 235 2018 67
    1999 114 2003 245 2007 850 2011 827 2015 187

    By Government Unit

    Township 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
    Allendale 36 23 32 31 21 14 7 7 4 7 2
    Blendon 12 5 12 15 4 8 3 1   1 3
    Chester 7 5 8 8 6 2 5 1 1   1
    Crockery 19 19 15 27 14 10 10 4 4 6 4
    Georgetown 119 101 107 101 84 63 23 34 11 15 11
    Grand Haven 47 45 74 51 26 23 9 18 6 5 4
    Holland 170 208 175 128 64 47 34 25 17 6 7
    Jamestown 40 15 15 18 8 3 5 3   1 1
    Olive 13 12 13 6 12 6 4 4   4 1
    Park 55 83 73 44 47 21 17 11 5 3 4
    Polkton 3 9 8 5 2 1 1 2 2 2  
    Port Sheldon 22 11 14 12 9 11 4 4 1 2 2
    Robinson 25 26 30 22 29 25 22 6 8 7 3
    Spring Lake 39 56 60 57 37 21 15 8 13 8 4
    Tallmadge 19 17 15 8 16 10 8 10 4 3 2
    Wright 9 11 10 8 6 6 4 5 3 2 1
    Zeeland 21 12 15 22 15 5 5 1 1 1 3

    Cities 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
    Coopersville 21 14 16 13 12 6 3 1 2 1 3
    Ferrysburg 15 12 18 12 7 2 7 5 3 1  
    Grand Haven 56 46 59 45 36 23 12 12 5   3
    Holland 163 150 154 149 84 38 36 24 13 9 5
    Hudsonville 17 20 28 14 10 13 7 3 1 1  
    Zeeland 28 27 19 18 14 8 7 4 2 1 3
  • Statistics Overview
    Documents Recorded 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
    Deed Related Documents 1,344 1,486 1,250 754 671 656 541 475
    Master Deeds 2 1 8 12 18 17 17 23
    Quit Claim Deeds 2,540 2,946 2,934 2,452 2,757 2,766 2,721 2,732
    Sheriff's Deeds 827 552 359 235 187 103 75 67
    Warranty Deeds 4,846 6,224 7,347 7,646 8,174 8,578 8,818 8,694
    Total Deeds 9,559 11,210 11,898 11,099 11,707 12,120 12,172 11,991
    Assignment of Mortgages 1,585 1,934 2,003 1,195 1,411 928 1,403 1,674
    Discharge of Mortgages 12,383 14,776 14,905 10,482 12,226 12,708 12,242 10,770
    Mortgages 10,649 13,816 13,527 10,520 12,524 13,392 12,432 11,325
    Mortgage Related Documents 2,800 3,028 2,951 1,562 1,689 1,469 1,404 1,199
    Total Mortgages 27,417 33,554 33,386 23,759 27,850 28,497 27,481 24,968
    Liens 587 697 638 453 430 476 484 532
    Federal Tax Liens 338 244 244 179 179 160 159 162
    Lien Related Documents 1,425 1,567 1,153 1,821 1,771 1,533 1,155 903
    MESC Tax Liens 415 379 160 1,051 417 203 1 5
    State Tax Liens 627 612 723 660 405 151 291 347
    Total Liens 3,392 3,499 2,918 4,187 3,202 2,523 2,090 1,949
    Certificate of Trusts 1,171 1,425  1,478  1,297 1,314 1,321 1,231
    Death Certificates 816 944  980 1,075 972 1,019 932 936
    Miscellaneous Documents 4,017 4,435 4,030 3,832 3,646 3,549 3,677 3,737
    Notice of Commencement 262 373  509  527 554 663 691 696
    Power of Attorney 396 473 521 450 525 463 511 452
    Total Miscellaneous 6,662 7,650 7,518 7,181 7,011 7,015 7,031 7,052
    Total Documents 47,030 55,913 55,720 46,226 49,770 50,155 48,774 45,960