There are two categories of land in Massachusetts, Recorded (Registry) and Registered (Land Court). All land is in one category or the other, but it is possible for a single parcel to include both types. Each system has its respective advantages and differences. Recorded Land (Registry) constitutes about 80% of the property in Norfolk County. Recorded Land (Registry) instruments, when accepted for recording, are assigned a book and page number. These instruments are then scanned into the computer, as well as being bound in book form. Recorded Land (Registry) instruments are mailed back to the party noted on the instrument.