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Recorder Offices in Baldwin County

Probate Recorders Office
220 Courthouse Square, Bay Minette, Alabama 36507
Monday thru Friday 8:00 am until 4:30 pm
Phone: 251-937-0230
Probate Recorders Office 220 Courthouse Square, Bay Minette, Alabama, 36507

Recording Office
22251 Palmer Street, Robertsdale, Alabama 36567
Monday thru Friday 8:00 am until 4:30 pm
Phone: 251-943-5061 ext. 4054
Recording Office 22251 Palmer Street, Robertsdale, Alabama, 36567

Fairhope Recording Office
1100 Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope, Alabama 36532
Monday thru Friday 8:00 am until 4:30 pm
Phone: 251-928-3002 ext. 4645
Fairhope Recording Office 1100 Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope, Alabama, 36532

Foley Recording Office
201 East Section Avenue, Foley, Alabama 36535
Monday thru Friday 8:00 am until 4:30 pm
Phone: 251-943-5061 ext. 2863
Foley Recording Office 201 East Section Avenue, Foley, Alabama, 36535

 
 
 
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Baldwin County Recorder of Deeds
Baldwin County Recorder Information
The duties of the Recording Division of the Probate office, as set forth by state statutes (laws), include the recording, indexing and preserving of permanent public documents, primarily real estate records. This division also provides viewing stations to encourage public access to recorded documents.
Recording Fees
There is a per-page fee of $3 that applies to recording transactions. Data processing is $1 per instrument. The archive fee is $5 per instrument.

An indexing fee of $1 will apply to each name after the first two.

A non-standard form fee of $2 will apply to forms not approved by the Alabama Secretary of State.

If extra exhibits are attached to a document, a $2 fee will apply to each exhibit.

A $1 fee applies to each cross reference in a document.

Deed tax:
$1.00 per $1000.00 of assessed value

Mortgage tax:
$0.15 per $100.00
Document Formatting Requirements
• In Baldwin County, the buyer’s and seller’s (grantor and grantee) addresses must appear on deeds and mortgages.

• Documents should be submitted on 8.5x11 inch paper. The maximum size paper accepted is 8.5x14 inches.

• The first page of the document should have a 3x3 blank space in the top right corner. This is reserved for recording information. Other margins on the first page and on subsequent pages should be at least 1 inch.

• Blue or black ink should be used, with a minimum font size of 10 point.

• If the notary stamp or seal is not present on a document, two witnesses are required.

• Names should be printed beneath all signatures.

• Deeds and mortgages must both show the following statement on the front: ‘This document prepared by: name, title, and address.’

• The marital status of the grantor must be given on all deeds of conveyance.

• A legal description of the property should be included in a deed. A derivation clause should be included on the legal description. The state, county, and municipality should be in the first page of a deed.

• Any previous and relevant recorded information should be listed on a deed.

• Any instrument attempting to transfer any interest in land will not be recorded if the instrument describes the land by reference to a plat but does not have the plat attached to the instrument or if the instrument does not describe the plat book or office in which it is located. There must also be a legal description of the land by metes and bounds.
 
E-Recording
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Forms
Baldwin County Real Estate Deed Forms

Quit Claim Deed Form
Warranty Deed Form
Special Warranty Deed Form
Grant Deed Form
Easement Deed Form
Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Form
Correction Deed Form
Supplemental Documents

RT-1
Non-Resident Withholding Forms
 
 
 
Information

September 30, 2013
You may order a copy of a recorded document with a written request and appropriate fees through the mail or in person at one of the designated recorder offices. In either case you will need the recording information (reception number or book and page) and recording date to expedite the order.

 
 
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