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Recorder Offices in Piscataquis County

Piscataquis County Registry of Deeds
159 E. Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, Maine 04426
8:00 to 4:00 Monday through Friday
Phone: (207) 564-2411
Piscataquis County Registry of Deeds     159 E. Main St.,  Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, 04426

 
 
 
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Piscataquis County Recorder of Deeds
Piscataquis County Recorder Information
The recorder in Piscataquis County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.
Recording Fees
The recording act in Maine is a notice statute. Under this statute, a later buyer who pays fair value for the real property and does not have notice of any earlier conflicting interests, wins and will have priority over any later recordings.

Warranty deeds, easements, and other instruments pertaining to real property located in Piscataquis County can be recorded with the Register of Deeds.

DOCUMENT GUIDELINES

• A certificate of acknowledgment or proof of execution must be endorsed on or included in the deed in order for it to be recorded.

• Submit documents on white 8.5x11 inch paper without watermarks or visible inclusions.

• On the first page, a 1-inch top margin is required. All other margins should be at least ½ an inch.

• The grantee’s mailing address, including municipality and state should be provided on the first page.

• The marital status of grantors should be indicated on the face of the document.

• Corresponding names should be written or typed beneath signatures.

• An exception, reservation, or recital in a deed or other conveyance shall not constitute actual notice unless it contains a reference to the volume and page of the registry or probate court record or other instrument which evidences such other conveyance or an adequate legal description by metes and bounds.

• A legal description of the real property by metes and bounds or a reference to a previously recorded instrument should be provided on the first page.

TRANSFER TAX

A Maine Transfer Tax Declaration form should be filed with most deeds. These forms are available at no cost through the Registry of Deeds or online at the Maine Revenue Services. A tax map and lot number is required for the Transfer Tax Declaration. This information can be obtained by calling the town office where the land is located. Unorganized township information is available at the Maine Revenue Services.

This form should be submitted in duplicate and signed by the parties to the transaction.

The state transfer tax is $4.40 per $1,000 and is shared equally between the buyer and the seller.

Deeds should also be accompanied by a completed Declaration of Value.

RECORDING FEES

The fee to record a deed is $16 for the first page (this includes a $3 surcharge per document). Each additional page is $2.

Each name to be indexed after the first four is $1.

If an extra page is needed to provide space for recording information, $2 will be added.

Each instrument to be referenced after the first is $13.

When documents are mailed in, provide a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Document Formatting Requirements
• A certificate of acknowledgment or proof of execution must be endorsed on or included in the deed in order for it to be recorded.

• Submit documents on white 8.5x11 inch paper without watermarks or visible inclusions.

• On the first page, a 1-inch top margin is required. All other margins should be at least ½ an inch.

• The grantee’s mailing address, including municipality and state should be provided on the first page.

• The marital status of grantors should be indicated on the face of the document.

• Corresponding names should be written or typed beneath signatures.

• An exception, reservation, or recital in a deed or other conveyance shall not constitute actual notice unless it contains a reference to the volume and page of the registry or probate court record or other instrument which evidences such other conveyance or an adequate legal description by metes and bounds.

• A legal description of the real property by metes and bounds or a reference to a previously recorded instrument should be provided on the first page.

• When documents are mailed in, provide a self-addressed stamped envelope.

A Maine Transfer Tax Declaration form should be filed with most deeds. These forms are available at no cost through the Registry of Deeds or online at the Maine Revenue Services. A tax map and lot number is required for the Transfer Tax Declaration. This information can be obtained by calling the town office where the land is located. Unorganized township information is available at the Maine Revenue Services.

This form should be submitted in duplicate and signed by the parties to the transaction.
 
E-Recording
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Forms
Piscataquis County Real Estate Deed Forms

Quit Claim Deed Form
Warranty Deed Form
Grant Deed Form
Easement Deed Form
Quit Claim Deed with Covenants Form
Correction Deed Form
Supplemental Documents

Real Estate Transfer Tax
Transfer Tax Exemptions
 
 
 
Information
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