Blair County Title Insurance

Blair County Title Quote

Title insurance protects against financial loss from defects in the title to a property. A title insurance company in Blair County, Pennsylvania (or any other location) would offer title insurance policies to protect the interests of property owners and lenders against losses that may occur due to title defects.

Title defects can include issues such as liens, encumbrances, or other claims on a property that were not disclosed or properly recorded at the time of purchase. A title insurance policy can provide financial protection for the policyholder in the event that such a defect is discovered and causes a financial loss. The title insurance company will conduct a thorough review of the property’s title history to ensure that the title is clear and there are no outstanding issues that could potentially cause problems in the future. If any defects are found, the company may work to resolve them before issuing a policy.

In Blair County, as in other locations, it is common for buyers of real estate to purchase a title insurance policy as part of the process of buying a property. The policy provides protection for the buyer and the lender (if applicable) against losses that may occur due to title defects. It is important to note that title insurance does not protect against risks such as natural disasters or changes in the value of the property. It only protects against losses caused by defects in the title.



Blair County has within its bounds some of the loftiest mountains, the most beautifully picturesque scenery and the greatest natural curiosities in the State. It
has considerable mineral wealth and many fertile and well watered valleys. In it are the head waters of the Blue Juniata river, and passing through, from east to west, is the main line of the richest railroad in the United States, perhaps the richest in the world, the P. R. R. Here has been the birthplace or early home of some of the most noted people of the State, some whose name and fame are world wide, not as leaders of great armies but as financial giants, originators of great enterprises, directors and managers of colossal industries; eminently successful business men.

CITY: Altoona

BOROUGHS: Bellwood, Duncansville, Hollidaysburg, Newry, Martinsburg, Roaring Spring, Tyrone, Williamsburg

TOWNSHIPS: Allegheny Township, Antis Township, Blair Township, Catharine Township, Frankstown Township, Freedom Township, Greenfield Township, Huston Township, Juniata Township, Logan Township, North Woodbury Township, Synder Township, Taylor Township, Tyrone Township, Woodbury Township

Tax Collectors

City of Altoona Kimberly Schimminger 814-946-8443 County & School Taxes

Altoona City Tax Central Tax Bureau 814-949-2539  City Taxes Only

Allegheny Twp Donald A. Wagner 814-696-9044

Antis Twp Susan E. Kensinger 814-742-8094

Blair Twp Ashley P. Campbell 814-312-8165

Bellwood Boro Sherry Clabaugh 814-742-7688

Catherine Twp Robin Imler 814-832-2627

Duncansville Boro Regina Forshey 814-695-5928

Frankstown Twp Kathryn L. Hileman 814-696-4049

Freedom Twp Holly Link 814-695-9665

Greenfield Twp Grace Helsel 814-330-9250

Hollidaysburg Boro Donna M. Carson 814-696-4684

Huston Twp Nicole L. Stoltzfus 814-793-2958

Juniata Twp Connie Jackson 814-696-1298

Logan Twp Christina Blake 814-944-5348

Martinsburg Boro Phyllis Keim 814-793-2845

Newry Boro Gladys T. Glunt 814-695-3741

North Woodbury Twp Sharon L. Brower 814-793-4266

Roaring Spring Boro Joy E. Smith 814-224-2349

Snyder Twp Wendy S. Miller 814-684-0469

Taylor Twp Joy A. Heuston 814-224-5255

Tyrone Twp Lisa O’Dellick 814-946-0988

Tyrone Boro Phyllis Garhart 814-684-1337 County & Borough Taxes Only

Tyrone Boro Wendy Miller 814-684-0710 Ext.4129 School Tax Only

Williamsburg Boro Donna J. Showalter 814-832-2512

Woodbury Twp Linda K. Hostler 814-832-2581

Recorder of Deeds
Blair County Courthouse
423 Allegheny Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Fee Schedule

Affidavit – $18.50

Agreement – $18.50

Agricultural Security Agmt – $18.50

Article of Agreement – $42.00

Assignment of Lease – $18.50

Assignment of Mortgage – $44.00

Assignment of Rents & Leases – $18.50

Assumption of Agreements – $18.50

Award of Real Estate – $42.00

Bill of Sale – $18.50

Certifications – $2.00

Copies (In office) – $0.25

Copies (mailed) per page – $1.00

County Officers Bonds Plus applicable state fees – $15.00

County Officers Commissions Plus applicable State Fees – $15.00

Declaration of Covenants & Restrictions – $18.50

Declaration of Taking – $42.00

Decree Of Distribution – $42.00

Deed – $55.00

Easement/Right of Way – $42.00

Election – $18.50

Financing Statements (UCC) – $100.00

Highway Plans (First Page) Each Additional Page 3.00 – $18.00

Installment Sales (purchase) Agmt – $42.00

Leases – $18.50

Leases for a term of 30 yrs or more – $42.00

Modification of Mortgage – $20.50

Mortgage – $55.00

Notary Name Change – $20.50

Notary Public Bond, Oath & Commission – $40.50

Notice of Condemnation – $18.50

Order of Court – $20.50

Ordinances – $18.50

Power of Attorney – $18.50

Power of Attorney (Sat Mtg) – $47.00

Release of Leases – $18.50

Release of Leases & Rents – $18.50

Release of Mortgage – $44.00

Revocation – $18.50

Satisfaction by Order of Court – $42.00

Satisfaction Pieces – $47.00

Sewage Permit – $18.50

Statement of Value (in duplicate) – $2.00

Subdivision Plans (Each additional page 10.00) – $30.00

Subordination of Mortgage (Release of Priority) – $20.50

Surveys – $10.00

Veterans Discharge – No Charge – $0.00

Waiver – $18.50