Land records can be located in Maryland at the Clerk's Office and the Maryland State Archives. The Maryland State Archives have land records dating back to the founding of the state in 1634. The Clerk's Office maintains land records, including deeds, mortgages, deeds of trust, rental agreements and land contracts.
The Clerk's Office also has plat records for subdivisions, highways and condominium complexes. Land records can be accessed by either submitting a request in person at the Clerk's Office or the Maryland State Archives. Some of these records may be accessed online with a user name and password through Plats.Net and MDLandRec.Net.