It is interesting how things seem to change in the registry of deeds business.
Five or six years ago December 31 and June 30 were the busiest days of the year. The reasons …June 30 was the end of the fiscal year and December 31 the end of the tax year. In anticipation of high volume we would pay close attention to staff scheduling, move equipment and wear comfortable shoes. In the past few years this has changed. Our recording totals have not significantly changed, but our ability to handle large numbers of documents has dramatically improved. There is no question that the new computer system has made recording documents faster. It is on days like 12/31 and 6/30 that is really shows.