TitleCapture is the ultimate utility site and app for buyers, sellers, real estate agents, and lenders. It is a free and simple tool to determine the costs of buying or selling a home. Anyone can easily sign up, put in the basic information and get the numbers they need to estimate their settlement costs. Most real estate professionals should have this on their phones to make their buyer and seller net sheets more accurate and professional
Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation
This website allows users to look up properties and see who owns the home, its tax assessed value, a brief legal description and chain of title. This is the starting point for all searches. (No sign-up or password required).
Maryland Land Records
Users hoping to retrieve copies of deeds, deeds of trust, releases, etc. can sign up for this free service from the Court Clerks of Maryland and Maryland State Archives. Searches can be done by document page numbers and owners' names. (Sign-up and password required).