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Recorder Offices in Bartholomew County

Bartholomew County Recorder
440 Third Street, Suite 203, Columbus, Indiana 47201
8:30 to 5:00 M-F
Phone: (812) 379-1520
Bartholomew County Recorder    440 Third Street, Suite 203,  Columbus, Indiana, 47201

 
 
 
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Bartholomew County Recorder of Deeds
Bartholomew County Recorder Information
The recorder in Bartholomew County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.
Recording Fees
To record the first page of a deed (not to exceed paper size 8.5x14), the fee is $16. Each additional page is $2.

To record the first page of a mortgage (not to exceed paper size 8.5x14), the fee is $14. Each additional page is $2.

Affidavits are $11 for the first page (not to exceed paper size 8.5x14) and $2 for each additional page.

Each cross reference of a recorded document is $1.

Any document exceeding 9x15 is $20 for the first page and $5 for each additional page.

A nonconforming fee of $1 per page will be applied to each nonconforming page, in addition to regular recording fees.
Document Formatting Requirements
• Documents should be on white paper no larger than 8.5x14 inches.

• Black ink in at least 10 point font should be used.

• On the top and bottom of the first and last page, a blank 2 inch margin should be provided. Side margins should be at least ½ an inch. Interior margins should be at least ½ an inch for top, bottom, and sides.

• An instrument of conveyance or a mortgage must be acknowledged by the grantor in order to be recorded.

• Names must be typed or printed underneath signatures.

• If the instrument is a copy, it shall be marked “Copy.”

• For each document affecting real estate, the name of the person preparing the instrument is required to be on the first page.

• Notarized documents require county residence of notary and commission expiration date.

• Transfer of deeds for taxation requires an endorsement by county auditor before they can be recorded.

• For a deed, a land contract, or other document transferring land, a sales disclosure must be submitted.
 
E-Recording
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Forms
Bartholomew County Real Estate Deed Forms

Quit Claim Deed Form
Warranty Deed Form
Special Warranty Deed Form
Grant Deed Form
Easement Deed Form
Transfer on Death Deed Form
Transfer on Death Deed Revocation Form
Transfer on Death Deed Beneficiary Affidavit Form
Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Form
Affidavit of Surviving Spouse Form
Correction Deed Form
Supplemental Documents

Sales Disclosure
 
 
 
Information
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