With all Registries of Deeds in Massachusetts expected to begin offering electronic recording as an option by July 1, 2014 or shortly thereafter, that technology should gain increased attention in the coming months. We've accepted electronic recordings since 2005 so it is standard operating procedure here in Northern Middlesex.
For the first four months of 2014, 36% of the documents recorded here came to us electronically (5489 of 15414). The monthly statistics show a slight increase in April. Here they are:
January - 35% electronic recording (1373 or 3919)
February - 33% electronic recording (1126 of 3382)
March - 34% electronic recording (1307 of 3886)
April - 40% electronic recording (1683 of 4227)