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Greenlee County Recorder
Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I obtain forms for recording purposes?

We do have some forms in our office, but we suggest you check with an office supply store or a title company.

What are the fees for recording a document?

We have included a copy of our Fee Schedule for your convenience

What is an affidavit of Real Property Value?

All property sales transactions require a completed affidavit or an exemptions code. For more information you can call our office at:

(928) 865-2632

How do I change the ownership of a piece of property?

There are so many different types of transactions we suggest you contact a local title company or an attorney.

How do I know what liens are on a property?

You can either come in our office and do a title search on your own or have a title company do one for you.

How do I do a title search?

All records in our office are located by searching our grantor/grantee name index. A title company can also do one for you.

Can you tell me who the owner of a property is by a parcel number?

No, you would need to contact the Assessor's Office at:

(928) 865-5302

How do I obtain a copy of my deed?

You can request a copy from our office in person or by mail.

How can I find out about a house for sale (foreclosure)?

You need to obtain the owner's name by contacting the city where the property is located to obtain the legal description or parcel number. Then contact the Assessor's Office to get the owner's name. You can perform further research by coming into our office or contacting a title company to perform a title search for you.

Can you tell me the selling price of a property?

You need to come to the Recorder's office to search and determine if an affidavit of real property value has been recorded.

Greenlee County Government
Recorder's Office
Berta Manuz, Recorder
253 Fifth St
P.O. Box 1625
Clifton, AZ 85533

Normal Business Hours:
Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (928) 865-2632
Fax: (928) 865-4417

Berta Manuz, Recorder
Cheryl Wiltbank, Chief Deputy
Kathy Valenzuela, Administrative Assistant

County Seal Use

A.R.S. 11-251.17 Use of county seal restricted; cease and desist order; violation; classification

A. A person may use, display or otherwise employ any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal only after obtaining the approval of the board of supervisors of that county. The board of supervisors may grant a certificate of approval on application by any person showing good cause for the use of the county seal for a proper purpose. No person other than a county department may use the county seal for the purpose of advertising or promoting the sale of any article of merchandise within this state or for promoting any other commercial purpose. The board of supervisors may adopt rules for the use of the county seal or any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal, including rules for the use of the county seal for official county business. B. If the county maintains a website, it shall display on its website the adopted seal and the text of subsection A of this section. C. The board of supervisors shall issue a cease and desist order to any person who is in violation of this section. If the person fails to comply with the cease and desist order, the person is guilty of a class 3 misdemeanor.