Simplifile Begins E-recording in Monroe County, Fla.MONROE COUNTY, Fla., May 23, 2019
Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has begun e-recording in Monroe County, Fla.
“The Monroe County Clerk of Courts’ office is pleased to work with Simplifile to provide e-recording for land record documents,” said Monroe County Clerk of Circuit Court & Comptroller Kevin Madok. “We believe that e-recording enables us to more efficiently record documents. And, e-recording customers working with Simplifile can record and track the status of documents from the convenience of their offices, using a web browser.”
Monroe County joins 53 other Florida counties that also offer e-recording through Simplifile. Local firm Wolfe Stevens PLLC in Marathon, Fla., was the first to e-record in Monroe County using Simplifile.
“We are very excited e-recording technology is now in Monroe County. E-recording with Simplifile allows us to be more efficient in our closings and better serve our clients. Having the recorded documents within minutes of recording allows us to provide buyers with the recorded deed much quicker than ever before,” said Patrick M. Stevens of Wolfe Stevens PLLC.
Through e-recording, the clerk’s office is able to electronically receive, stamp, record, and return documents, thus reducing documentation and processing errors. The Simplifile system also eliminates check-writing expenses by allowing settlement agents to submit recording fees and other recording-related expenses directly through an integrated electronic payment system.
“Simplifile is excited to partner with the Monroe County to provide e-recording services to their customers and to expedite and simplify the overall recording process,” said Paul Clifford, president of Simplifile.
Nationwide, more than 1,930 counties e-record with Simplifile, making it the largest e-recording network in the U.S.
For more information about e-recording in Monroe County, call 800.460.5657 or visit https://simplifile.com. For a current list of all jurisdictions within the Simplifile e-recording network, visit https://simplifile.com/services/e-recording/e-recording-counties/ .
Simplifile, the nation’s largest e-recording network, was founded in 2000 to connect settlement agents and county recorders via its e-recording service. Today Simplifile has broadened its services to include collaboration tools and post-closing visibility for mortgage lenders and settlement agents working together on real estate documents. Through Simplifile, users can securely record, share, and track documents, data, and fees with ease. To learn more, visit https://simplifile.com or call 800.460.5657.