Town of Southington, Conn., Launches New E-Recording System with Simplifile

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The town clerk in Southington, Conn., has implemented Simplifile’s e-recording service, enabling customers to digitally record documents online, providing a quicker, more cost-effective recording option.

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Simplifile's E-Recording Service Now Available in Southington, Conn.

Having the ability to record documents digitally will make it easier for recorders. As the volume of e-recordings will be more cost effective for the town.

Electronic recording (e-recording) of documents is now available in the Town of Southington, Conn., enabling customers to more quickly and cost-effectively have land records digitally recorded with the clerk’s office online through Simplifile, the nation’s largest e-recording service provider.

“One of the goals of the town this year was to move forward in offering a virtual town hall for our residents, making it easier for people to do business with the town 24 hours a day, seven days a week,” said Southington Town Clerk Leslie Cotton. “We have upgraded our computer hardware, instituted the ability to use credit cards for purchases and have launched a new upgraded website.”

In alignment with this goal, the town’s customers are now able to submit documents essentially any time, from anywhere; all they need is Internet access and a scanner to log in to Simplifile’s online service, upload or prepare their documents electronically, and submit them to the town clerk’s office for recording.

Instead of submitters sending documents by mail, runner, or courier service,e-recording offers a faster, more convenient option, while saving both the town and its customers’ money on things like postage, paper, and fuel.

“Having the ability to record documents digitally will make it easier for recorders,” Cotton added. “As the volume of e-recordings increases, the streamlined procedures will make it quicker and easier for staff to process the work, and it will be more cost effective for the town.”

With Simplifile’s service, the clerk’s office is able to automate document reception and return and avoid scanning, stamping, and return mailings.

“We are very pleased with the service we have received from Simplifile at this point. They have made the launch of our new e-recording system very easy,” Cotton said.

With Simplifile, payments for recording fees are also processed electronically via Automated Clearing House (ACH).

With the addition of e-recording in the Town of Southington, Connecticut now has eight towns statewide that have adopted Simplifile’s service, joining hundreds of other recording jurisdictions e-recording across the nation.

For more information about e-recording call 800-460-5657 or visit

About Simplifile

Simplifile is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing e-recording service provider. Simplifile supports thousands of e-recording customers including title companies, banks, attorneys, lien filers, and other organizations that create and submit documents to more than 980 local, state, and federal government jurisdictions. Simplifile’s electronic document services save time and the expense associated with traditional document submission methods. Simplifile is focused on building the industry’s largest and easiest-to-use e-recording service for organizations of all shapes and sizes. More information about Simplifile may be found at or by calling 800-460-5657.

“Simplifile” is a registered service mark of Simplifile, LC.

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