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Frequently Asked Questions

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How much are the recording fees?

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Please visit our Recording Fees page for a list of fees.

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How much for Transfer Tax?

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Please see our Transfer Tax Calculator.

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How do I change the title of my property?

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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.

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What are the other forms that may be needed to be with a transferring document?

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Declaration of Value and a Groundwater Hazard Statement may be needed.  You can find these forms on our website.

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Is there a survey filed on my property?

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Please contact our office, and we will be happy to look it up for you.

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How do I electronically file my new recording documents?

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Please visit the Iowa Land Records website

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How do I get a copy of my deed to my property?

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Please use our website. You can search for your name. If you need assistance, please contact our office at (712) 472-8528.

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Can I mail in a new recording for recording?

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Yes, you can mail in a new recording with a recording payment.

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