Real Property
The County Clerk’s Office is responsible for maintaining all Real Property Records in Harris County. The titles to, and the ownership of, all real estate in Harris County is determined from the records of the County Clerk’s Office.

  • Deeds, Mortgages, Contracts, Leases
  • Tax Liens
  • Abstracts of Judgment
  • Lis pendens
  • Mechanics and Materialman’s Liens
  • Powers of Attorney

Filing in Person:
A Photo ID is required to file a document in person in the Real Property Department, per Texas Local Government Code 191.010 (b)(c).


Electronic Filing:
All Real Property documents submitted to be e-recorded with the Harris County Clerk’s Office must be placed in the queue before 2:00 p.m. central standard time in order to be processed the same business day. All other documents placed in the queue will be processed the next business day.
HOURS OF OPERATION*
Monday – Friday
8:00AM – 4:30 PM

HARRIS COUNTY CLERK
REAL PROPERTY DEPARTMENT
HARRIS COUNTY CIVIL COURTHOUSE
201 CAROLINE, SUITE 320
HOUSTON, TX 77002
713-274-8680