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How much are the recording fees?
Please visit our Recording Fees page for a list of fees.
How much for Transfer Tax?
Please see our Transfer Tax Calculator.
How do I change the title of my property?
A new deed must be prepared by a Real Estate Attorney or an Iowa Title Company. We only record documents, we do not provide these forms.
What are the other forms that may be needed to be with a transferring document?
Declaration of Value and a Groundwater Hazard Statement may be needed. You can find these forms on our website.
Is there a survey filed on my property?
Please contact our office, and we will be happy to look it up for you.
How do I electronically file my new recording documents?
Please visit the Iowa Land Records website.
How do I get a copy of my deed to my property?
Please use our website. You can search for your name. If you need assistance, please contact our office at (712) 472-8528.
Can I mail in a new recording for recording?
Yes, you can mail in a new recording with a recording payment.