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Lands and Records

  • Deeds
  • Contracts
  • Mortgages
  • Assignments, Releases
  • Federal and State Tax Liens
  • Affidavits
  • Plats & Surveys
  • Section Corner Certificates
  • Veterans Discharge Papers
  • Easements
  • Condemnations
  • Trade Names
  • Leases
  • 28E & Drainage Agreements
  • Bills of Sale
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Financing Statements
  • ...plus numerous other documents
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Vital Records


Licenses - Registrations - Applications

  • Boat Registrations/Titles/Liens
  • Snowmobile Registrations/Titles/Liens
  • ATV Registrations/Titles/Liens
  • Hunting and Fishing Licenses
  • Fur Harvester Licenses
  • Habitat, Duck and Trout Stamps
  • Deer and Wild Turkey Licenses
  • Landowner/Tenant Gun & Archery Licenses
  • (Also see http://www.iowadnr.com)
 

Recording Fees

Effective July 1st, 2011
 
TYPE 1st PAGE ADDITIONAL PAGES
AFFIDAVIT - NON TRANSFER $7.00 $5.00
ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE** $7.00 $5.00
ASSIGNMENTS OF CONTRACT* $12.00 $5.00
CHANGE OF TITLE* $12.00 $5.00
CONTRACTS* $12.00 $5.00
CORNER CERTIFICATES $7.00 $5.00
DEEDS* $12.00 $5.00
LEASES $7.00 $5.00
MORTGAGES $7.00 $5.00
PLATS/SURVEYS $7.00 $5.00
RELEASES** $7.00 $5.00
TRADE NAMES $7.00 $5.00
UCC $7.00 $5.00
  • *Included in the $12.00 fee for Deeds, Change of Name, Condemnations and Contracts is a $5.00 transfer fee for each separate section or block of real estate involved in the legal description. Add $5.00 to the 1st page fee for each additional parcel ($50.00 Maximum Fee for additional parcels.)
  • A document that contains more than one transaction, will be charged an additional $7.00 per transaction.

Other Responsibilities

  • Collects real estate transfer tax on conveyances of property.
  • Collects and reports auditor's fee on transfer of property.
  • Certifies recorder's records.
  • In the office, makes records available for genealogy research. We cannot, by law, do phone searches for Vitals.
  • Passport photos for $15.


 

Iowa Real Estate
Tax Transfer Calculation

                       
Amount:
$
 
Total Tax:
 $

 

    Recorder
    Marcia Tasler
    County Recorder

    Deb McDonald
    Deputy Recorder

    Northeast Office
    on the Second Floor
    114 N. Chestnut Street
    Jefferson, IA 50129

    Phone: 515-386-5670

    Email:
    recorder@co.greene.ia.us

    Office Hours:
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Monday - Friday
     
     
     
     
     
    Greene County Courthouse
    114 N. Chestnut Street Jefferson, IA 50129
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