Dec. 4, 2014, PONTIAC – Oakland County Clerk/Register of
Deeds Lisa Brown is warning residents about companies that charge fees for
services that the county offers for free.
“If you get a solicitation from a company offering to help
you access property records, please disregard it and call our office,” Brown
said. “My staff is here to assist Oakland County residents at absolutely no
charge. There will always be unscrupulous companies offering to ‘help’ property
owners. I want to make sure our residents understand that these often are scams
and that property records are available at our office for $1 per page.”
The Oakland County Register of Deeds Office retains property
records for Oakland County. Access to these documents is available at the
office or through two online resources: U.S. Land Records and the county’s new
The Oakland County Register of Deeds Office can be reached
at (248) 858-0597. The website is http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod;
click on the green “Search for Property Records” icon on the right side of the
page. Residents can visit the office at 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac.
Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.