Horry County now offers the ability to electronically record land records. This service will allow real estate professionals (lawyers, bankers, commercial lenders, etc) to record land documents electronically. This process can save the customer both time and money as they will be able to record land documents safely and securely from the comfort of their offices. Please follow the Horry County Register of Deeds guidelines below should you be interested in eRecording in the future.

  • Must follow normal County pre-requisites for recording instruments. See the Downloadable Forms section below for more detials.
  • Must utilize an electronic recording delivery system (vendor) approved by the County. At present the following three vendors exist to choose from:

County Transmittal Requirements

  • Document Type – state definition in Chapter 113, Section 325 of SC Code of Regulations Vew Regulations
  • Date of Instrument - date the document was executed
  • Return to – each transmittal cover sheet shall have a return to name, address, phone number, fax number and email address
  • Related Documents – book/page numbers of any related documents pertaining to the submitted document, not the derivation clause book/page.
  • Purchase Price/Mortgage Amount – amount that was paid on the document
  • Brief Property Description – very brief legal description of property. Unit, lot, block, subdivision, city, etc. Not the entire legal description as written on the document.
  • Tax Map #/PIN # - if known ahead of time please place on transmittal
  • Party Names - Be sure to enter all party names that need to be indexed. This includes the grantor's name, the grantee's name and the full name of business. Please enter the names in the following order: Last First Middle Suffix. The full name of the business should bebolded, underlined or capitalized in a way to stand our for indexing. Do not use any punctuation for grantor, grantee or business name.
    Grantor or Grantee name: Smith John Doe Jr
    Business names: SMITH TOOLS INC