Recorder Data

Complete Public Records. Nationwide Coverage.

ATTOM Is Your One-Stop Solution for Real Estate Recorder Data

No matter what their title is – county recorder, clerk-recorder, registrar of title, recorder of deeds or anything else – each U.S. county has a government official charged with collecting and maintaining public records and documents on real estate transactions (sales deeds and mortgages) involving properties located within their respective county.

With the largest multi-sourced real estate database in the nation, ATTOM has collected and configured recorder data from all over the country including more than 500 million real estate and loan transactions in over 2,690 counties. This dataset can be collated into reports at various levels of geography.

Comprehensive Real Estate Recorder Data to Facilitate Your Business Needs

Public records are essential to any analysis in today’s real estate market, and ATTOM’s warehouse of recorder data will enable you to break down the nationwide property data in order to service your particular business needs. Recorder data is provided in the following categories:

Property Identification

Property Identification

  • Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN)
  • FIPS code
Real Estate Buyer Data

Buyer Data

  • Up to four buyer names
  • Ownership rights / Vesting details
  • Individual / Trust / Company identifiers
Seller Data

Seller Data

  • Seller / Company names
  • Ownership rights / Vesting details
Property Address


  • Property address
  • Buyer mailing address
Transfer Elements

Transfer Elements

  • Arms-length / Non-arms-length
  • Sale / Transfer amount
  • Recording date
  • Document number
Loan Elements

Loan Elements

  • Mortgage amount
  • Loan term
  • Recording date
  • Standardized lender name
  • Loan type
  • Lender code

How Can You Use ATTOM’s Recorder Data?


Mortgage and Refinance

The history of transactions can be used during the sale and refinance of a home to check loan history, liens and other information that may affect or influence the transaction.

Marketing List

Marketing List Enrichment

Improve audience targeting and ROI using data like last sale information, lender information, historical transactions and more.


Competitive Analytics

Analysis of competitive lenders and investment flippers operating nationally or in a specific market can be derived using the history of property transactions.


Referral Analysis

Companies and web portals providing leads to lending firms lose line of sight to the lead. Comparison to the recorder data can confirm success rates for their referral programs.


Property Insurance Risk

Recorder data contributes to the risk modeling analysis performed by insurance companies when creating homeowner insurance policies.


Financial Health Reporting

Transaction history on a home, when combined with other data, influences the financial health of the owner. These reports can be sold to consumers as a monitoring service.

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What is recorder data?

Recorder data provides users with access to information from public records and documents on real estate transactions. This data can unearth insights into sellers, buyers, transfers, and loan elements (such as the loan term and mortgage amount). Recorder data centralizes public records data in one place, helping to simplify and speed up data sourcing.

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