Legal Recording Requirements
Names Under Signature
Deed Tax or Mortgage Registration Tax, please see the Auditor/Treasurer’s Office website (Link)
A Certificate of Real Estate Value form is required for deeds that have a purchase price or consideration of greater than $1,000.00. Certificates of Real Estate Value form are available by mail from the Auditor/Treasurer’s Office @ (218) 547-7260 or from the Minnesota Department of Revenue. This form is a four-part form that is required statewide. These forms may also be available at any Auditor’s Office in any county throughout the state or at any abstract/title company, attorney’s office and possibly financial institutions and realty offices.
Septic disclosure is required at time of recording pursuant to County Ordinance - Failure to provide septic disclosure at the time of recording will not hold up recording but will result in coding this property as non-compliant and no permits will be issued by Environmental Services Dept. (ESD) until it is brought into compliance. If it is made compliant after recording the deed, you will need to record a Satisfaction of the Non-Compliance from ESD at an additional cost of $46.00 for the recording fee for the Satisfaction. (Link)
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