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Recorder Offices in Floyd County

Floyd County Clerk
149 South Central Ave., Room 1, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653
8:30 to 4:30 M-F
Phone: (606) 886-3816
Floyd County Clerk  149 South Central Ave., Room 1,  Prestonsburg, Kentucky,  41653

 
 
 
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Floyd County Recorder of Deeds
Floyd County Recorder Information
The recorder in Floyd County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.
Recording Fees
To record a deed, mortgage, or easement, the fee is $17 for the first three pages.
Each additional page is $3.

Transfer tax will be collected on the consideration stated in the deed. The tax will be imposed upon the grantor at the rate of 50 cents per $500 of value or fraction thereof. On a deed of correction, transfer tax will only be collected if the amount of consideration has changed. A deed cannot be legally lodged for record until the tax due is paid.
Document Formatting Requirements
• Submit deeds on white 8.5 x 11 inch paper that is of a sufficient weight and quality to produce a readable public record. Black ink and a minimum font size of 8 point are needed.

• On the first page, provide a top margin of at least 2 inches. All other margins on this page and on subsequent pages can be at least 1 inch.

• Corresponding names should be written or typed beneath signatures. Documents must contain original signatures. The grantor must sign and acknowledge the document.

• Provide the mailing address of the grantor and grantee.

• Provide a statement indicating the in-care of address to which the property tax bill for the year in which the property is transferred may be sent.

• The document must contain a printed, typewritten, or stamped statement showing the name and address of the individual who prepared the document. The preparer of the document should sign the statement.

• Instruments must comply with the official indexing system used by the county.

• A legal description of the real property is an essential element of a real property document.

• Provide a statement of the source of title. A county clerk will not record a deed unless the instrument plainly specifies and refers to the next immediate source from which the grantor derived title to property or interest conveyed therein. If the source of title is a deed or other recorded writing, the deed offered for record should refer to the former deed or writing, and give the office, book and page where it is recorded and the date on which it was recorded. If the property was obtained by inheritance or in any other way than by recorded instrument, the deed presented for recording should state clearly and accurately how and from the grantor obtained the title.

• If a county clerk requires a parcel identification number for the property to be present on the document, they shall provide a computer terminal in their office to facilitate this purpose.

• A deed of correction must plainly state that it is a deed of correction and should refer to the deed of record which it is correcting.

• The county clerk will not record a deed, deed of trust, or mortgage covering real property by which the payment of any indebtedness is secured unless the document states the date and maturity of the obligations secured by the document which have already been issued or which are to be issued. In the case of obligations that are due on demand, this requirement can be met by stating “due on demand.”

• In the case of an exchange of properties, the fair cash value of the property being exchanged should be stated in the body of the deed.

• A statement of consideration should be included with real property documents submitted to the county clerk. One of the following must be included with the document:

a. In transfers other than by gift, or those with nominal or no consideration, a sworn notarized certificate signed by the grantor and grantee that the consideration reflected in the deed is the full consideration paid for the property, or

b. In the case of a transfer either by gift or with nominal or no consideration, a sworn and notarized certificate signed by the grantor or grantee stating that the transfer is by gift and setting forth the estimated fair cash value of the property.

For a list of exemptions to the statement of consideration, see section 382. 135 of the Kentucky Revised Statutes.
 
E-Recording
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Forms
Floyd 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

Consideration Certificate
Transfer tax exemption
 
 
 
Information
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