Deeds, Changes of Title, Affidavits of Surviving Spouse, Name Changes and Real Estate Contracts (including Assignments of Contract and Amendments of Contracts)
$7.00 for the first page PLUS $5.00 for each additional page PLUS $5.00 Auditor’s transfer fee (see below).
Auditor's Transfer Fees
$5.00 per parcel - A parcel of real estate includes: For real estate outside a city’s limits, all contiguous land lying within a number section; for real estate located within a city, all contiguous land lying within a platted block or subdivision. Within a number section, platted block or subdivision, land separated only by a public street, alley or highway remains contiguous.
Auditor’s transfer fees shall not exceed $50.00 for one instrument.
Multi-Instrument Real Estate Related Filings (i.e. instruments that release or assign multiple mortgages, multiple leases, etc)
$7.00 for the first page PLUS $5.00 for each additional page (includes one transaction), PLUS $7.00 for each additional transaction.
All Other Documents
$7.00 for the first page PLUS $5.00 for each additional page.
Documents signed after July 1, 2005 must meet document formatting standards pursuant to IA Code Chapter 331.606B. If these requirements are not met, a fee of $10.00 will be added to the recording fee.
Federal Tax Lien Search
$6.00 per name search; $5.00 per page for copy of document.
Certification Fee: (all real estate documents - does not include vital records)
$1.00 for certification PLUS $.50 per page of copy.
Uniform Commercial Code Fees
$7.00 for the first page PLUS $5.00 for each additional page. All UCC filings have a minimum of two pages. The second, or addendum page, is requred for filing UCC's.