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Recorder Offices in Ogle County

Ogle County Clerk and Recorder
105 S. Fifth St, Suite 212, Oregon, Illinois 61061
8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday
Phone: (815) 732-1115
Ogle County Clerk and Recorder 105 S. Fifth St, Suite 212,  Oregon, Illinois,  61061

 
 
 
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Ogle County Illinois Register of Deeds
Ogle County Recorder Information
The recorder in Ogle County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the county.
 
Recording Fees
To record the first four pages of a document, the fee is $30.50. Plus $10.00 for all land-related documents ("Rental Housing Support Program Act")

Each additional page is $1.
Documents that refer to a document number or book and page number, with no legal description, are charged an additional $1.

Additional document number references are $1 per reference.

An additional assignment of mortgage within the same document is $17 per assignment.

A mortgage and assignment of mortgage in the same document is $40.50.

Graphic displays measuring up to 11x17 that accompany a document to be recorded shall be recorded without an additional fee.

Self-addressed, stamped envelope required with all documents to be returned
 
Document Formatting Requirements
- Submit your real property documents on 8.5x11 inch white paper, not permanently bound and not in a continuous form.

- All documents should be legibly typed, printed by hand, or computer-generated in black ink. Signatures and dates may be in contrasting colors so long as they can be clearly reproduced.

- The first page of a document should include a blank 3x5 inch space in the upper right corner. All other margins should be a minimum of 1/2 an inch. Margins (except for the 3x5 inch blank space) may be used for nonessential information such as page numbers or customer notations.

- No document shall have any attachments stapled or otherwise affixed to a page.

- Beneath all signatures, the corresponding names should be printed, typed, or handwritten.

- The name and address to where future tax statements should be sent needs to be endorsed on the deed.

- A legal description that incorporates metes and bounds shall contain the section, township, and range with an identifiable point of beginning.

- A seller of residential real property shall complete all applicable items in the disclosure document described in Section 35 of the Property title of the Illinois Statues. The seller shall deliver to the prospective buyer the written disclosure statement required by this Act before the signing of a written agreement by the seller and prospective buyer that would, subject to the satisfaction of any negotiated contingencies, require the prospective buyer to accept a transfer of the residential real property.

Include the name and address of the person who prepared the deed.

- A PTAX-203 Illinois Real Estate Transfer Declaration form needs to be submitted with a document of conveyance. This form can be found on the Ogle County Clerk website.

- A Property Index Number must be included in the deed. This is not sufficient as a legal description.

The recording act in Illinois is a race-notice act.
 
 
E-Recording
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