County Government
County Recorder - Real Estate Recording Fees
 
Dawn T. Goldman
Recorder
Contact   Hours
101 S. Main
Sigourney, Iowa 52591
Phone: 641-622-2540
Fax: 641-622-3789
Monday thru Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm)
The office will be closed on 2016 official holidays

REAL ESTATE RECORDING FEES
Standard Recording Fees for all Iowa Counties effective July 1, 2009

 Recorder Quick Fee Guide

Document Formatting Standards

Real Estate Transfer Tax Exemptions

Iowa Real Estate Transfer Tax Chart

Issuing Certificate showing Federal Tax Lien on file $6.00 fee per request.  Request a copy of Federal Tax Lien $5.00 per copy.

Copies of documents $1.00 per page faxed or $1.00 per document emailed.

Certified land documents $5.00 for first page, $1.00 for every page thereafter.

*In addition to the above fees, DEEDS, SUBDIVISION PLATS, CONDEMNATIONS, CHANGE OF NAME, CONTRACTS and some AFFIDAVITS OF OWNERSHIP require an additional $5.00 transfer fee for every section or block of land referenced.  Maximum fee $50.00.

**Releases, Assignments, Affidavits and any document affecting multiple documents of record are charged $7.00 per each document referenced or transaction required.