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Register of Deeds Division

Document Recording Statistics

  • Warranty Deeds

    Month 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
    January 414 270 327 383 426 574 503 505 569 630 658
    February 355 214 315 297 359 426 400 457 513 491 564
    March 386 305 366 406 470 507 498 598 626 709 696
    April 428 332 378 386 467 499 527 531 553 623 688
    May 423 332 459 351 525 688 630 678 736 807
    June 461 293 449 456 561 636 682 932 873 904
    July 434 473 427 401 521 717 849 747 733 841
    August 448 358 368 475 634 689 713 838 855 831
    September 425 384 345 396 553 724 770 815 926 780
    October 429 469 382 441 630 697 750 728 775 791
    November 305 382 347 461 482 588 698 681 734 743
    December 297 395 334 396 596 602 626 644 685 668
  • Mortgage Foreclosures

    By Month/Year

    Month 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
    January 101 60 59 62 60 30 29 16 9 11 8
    February 129 95 80 70 41 23 18 10 9 6 2
    March 85 55 154 106 68 36 19 22 17 11 10
    April 46 57 71 70 37 35 18 19 11 6 5
    May 106 101 79 62 37 42 19 16 9 8
    June 68 75 96 56 48 23 18 15 14 6
    July 63 77 70 91 39 31 24 16 4 5
    August 77 125 78 56 53 29 14 17 5 5
    September 65 43 82 73 56 36 24 11 7 6
    October 64 74 96 38 45 27 15 17 7 5
    November 88 71 44 66 26 28 20 15 4 5
    December 65 100 44 77 42 19 16 13 7 1

    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
    1999 114 2003 245 2007 850 2011 827 2015 187

    By Government Unit

    Township 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
    Allendale 24 36 23 32 31 21 14 7 7 4 7
    Blendon 12 12 5 12 15 4 8 3 1   1
    Chester 6 7 5 8 8 6 2 5 1 1  
    Crockery 22 19 19 15 27 14 10 10 4 4 6
    Georgetown 124 119 101 107 101 84 63 23 34 11 15
    Grand Haven 42 47 45 74 51 26 23 9 18 6 5
    Holland 136 170 208 175 128 64 47 34 25 17 6
    Jamestown 19 40 15 15 18 8 3 5 3   1
    Olive 14 13 12 13 6 12 6 4 4   4
    Park 47 55 83 73 44 47 21 17 11 5 3
    Polkton 3 3 9 8 5 2 1 1 2 2 2
    Port Sheldon 14 22 11 14 12 9 11 4 4 1 2
    Robinson 25 26 30 22 29 25 22 6 8 7
    Spring Lake 32 39 56 60 57 37 21 15 8 13 8
    Tallmadge 19 17 15 8 16 10 8 10 4 3
    Wright 9 11 10 8 6 6 4 5 3 2
    Zeeland 55 21 12 15 22 15 5 5 1 1 1

    Cities 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
    Coopersville 20 21 14 16 13 12 6 3 1 2 1
    Ferrysburg 18 15 12 18 12 7 2 7 5 3 1
    Grand Haven 41 56 46 59 45 36 23 12 12 5  
    Holland 128 163 150 154 149 84 38 36 24 13 9
    Hudsonville 22 17 20 28 14 10 13 7 3 1 1
    Zeeland 18 28 27 19 18 14 8 7 4 2 1
  • Statistics Overview
    Documents Recorded 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
    Deed Related Documents 1,344 1,486 1,250 754 671 656 541
    Master Deeds 2 1 8 12 18 17 17
    Quit Claim Deeds 2,540 2,946 2,934 2,452 2,757 2,766 2,721
    Sheriff Deeds 827 552 359 235 187 103 75
    Warranty Deeds 4,846 6,224 7,347 7,646 8,174 8,578 8,818
    Total Deeds 9,559 11,210 11,898 11,099 11,707 12,120 12,172
    Assignment of Mortgages 1,585 1,934 2,003 1,195 1,411 928 1,403
    Discharge of Mortgages 12,383 14,776 14,905 10,482 12,226 12,708 12,242
    Mortgages 10,649 13,816 13,527 10,520 12,524 13,392 12,432
    Mortgage Related Documents 2,800 3,028 2,951 1,562 1,689 1,469 1,404
    Total Mortgages 27,417 33,554 33,386 23,759 27,850 28,497 27,481
    Liens 587 697 638 453 430 476 484
    Federal Tax Liens 338 244 244 179 179 160 159
    Lien Related Documents 1,425 1,567 1,153 1,821 1,771 1,533 1,155
    MESC Tax Liens 415 379 160 1,051 417 203 1
    State Tax Liens 627 612 723 660 405 151 291
    Total Liens 3,392 3,499 2,918 4,187 3,202 2,523 2,090
    Certificate of Trusts 1,171 1,425  1,478  1,297 1,314 1,321 1,220
    Death Certificates 816 944  980 1,075 972 1,019 932
    Miscellaneous Documents 4,017 4,435 4,030 3,832 3,646 3,549 3,677
    Notice of Commencement 262 373  509  527 554 663 691
    Power of Attorney 396 473 521 450 525 463 511
    Total Miscellaneous 6,662 7,650 7,518 7,181 7,011 7,015 7,031
    Total Documents 47,030 55,913 55,720 46,226 49,770 50,155 48,774

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