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PhilaDox - Property Documents

PhilaDox is an online database of documents filed with the City of Philadelphia Department of Records. It stores contemporary land records, including deeds, sheriff deeds, mortgages, and land titles since 1974. Data is viewable as lists, tables and scanned images of the actual documents. The database is searchable by grantor/grantee names, address, or county record book and page. Scanned documents can be downloaded as PDFs.

Full access to PhilaDox records is available with a daily, weekly, monthly, or annual subscription. More limited search for names and address is available for free public access.


  • iCris/Philadox HTML (Details)
    Searchable database of deed and mortgage recordings. Actual deeds are presented as PDF files. The data is from 1999 to the present with some limited deed data available from 1974.
  • PhilaDox Historical Index HTML (Details)
    Historical index of deeds from 1600's to 1999. This index does not include the full deed, but, rather is a scan of the deed index books and pages. It is part of the PhilaDox system, but is available without a subscription fee by selecting "Free Public Search Login"

Additional Info

Area of Interest City of Philadelphia
Created December 8, 2014
Category Real Estate / Land Records
License Other (City of Philadelphia)
Maintainer Email
Maintainer Link
Maintainer Phone 215-686-2262
OpenDataPhilly Rating 1
Time Period 1974 - Current
Usage Public Use. Access requires subscription. Subscriptions are available per hour, day, week, month, and year.
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