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Maryland Foreclosure Laws and Industry Resources - Financial Regulation

The Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation is responsible for management and oversight of the Maryland Foreclosure Registration System.

See the Maryland Homeowners Facing Foreclosure page for homeowner resources, tips for avoiding foreclosure rescue scams, and a summary of the residential mortgage foreclosure process in Maryland; and the COVID-19 Mortgage Relief and Foreclosure Prevention page for pandemic-related information.

Maryland Foreclosure Registration System

An online system for persons to submit certain notices and registrations required under Maryland law. This includes the:
  • Notice of Intent to Foreclose, pursuant to Maryland Code Ann. Real Property §7–105.1(c) and Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 09.03.12.02
  • Notice of Foreclosure, pursuant to Maryland Code Ann. Real Property §7-105.2
  • Foreclosed Property Registration, pursuant to Maryland Code Ann. Real Property §7-105.14

Maryland state and local government officials may be authorized to view Notices of Foreclosure or Foreclosed Property Registrations for their jurisdictions only. Public access is prohibited.


Instructions for Foreclosure Purchasers are available for individuals that have purchased residential property at a foreclosure sale.


For assistance, please contact Financial Regulation staff by email at FinReg.ForeclosureSystems@maryland.gov or by phone at 410-230-6245.

Laws and Rules for Residential Property Foreclosure
Maryland Code Ann., Real Property §7–105.1 et seq.
Maryland Code Ann., Real Property §7-105.2 (requiring Notice of Foreclosure)
Maryland Code Ann., Real Property §7-105.14 (establishing an internet-based Foreclosed Property Registry)
Maryland Code Ann., Real Property §7–301 et seq. (Protection of Homeowners in Foreclosure Act)
Maryland Code Ann., Real Property §7–401 et seq. (Maryland Mortgage Fraud Protection Act)
Maryland Code Ann., Real Property §7–501 et seq. (Maryland Mortgage Assistance Relief Services Act)
Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 09.03.12 (Foreclosure Procedures for Residential Property)
Maryland Rules, Title 14 (Sales of Property)

Foreclosure Forms Pursuant to COMAR 09.03.12
All forms are downloaded as Microsoft Word documents.

Foreclosure-Related Advisories from the Commissioner