"County recorders are embracing eRecording at a brisk tempo that points to a growing awareness of the advantages offered by this technology," Simplifile President Paul Clifford said.
"The number of eRecording counties has grown steadily over the last several years, but it looks like we could be on track for a banner year in 2016."
's secure, web-based service, customers ranging from title companies to banks, attorneys and lien filers can scan or upload and submit documents directly to the recorder's office.
In minutes, the recorder can review, stamp, record and return the documents back to the submitter electronically.
"We're already electronically submitting land record documents to the tune of over 2.5 million documents per quarter, and the infrastructure is in place to support e-recording of three out of four transactions," Clifford
With its latest additions, Simplifile
serves 39% of U.S. recording jurisdictions, including all 20 of the nation's most populous counties.
's e-recording county network is home to some of the nation's most populous metropolitan centers, representing more than 75% of U.S. residents and the vast majority of all recording transactions.
also saw significant first-quarter growth in adoption of its loan estimate and closing disclosure collaboration solution that enables lenders to share, receive and validate documents and data with their network of settlement agents.
"Now is the time for lenders who've been on the fence to join with settlement agents and counties in embracing technology that makes real-time collaboration and post-closing easier, more compliant and more auditable," Clifford