My Account Deeds.com Real Estate Deeds

Iowa - Emmet County Quit Claim Deed Form

All Emmet County specific forms listed below are included in your immediate download:


Emmet County Quit Claim Deed Form Page 1

Quit Claim Deed Form - Emmet County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 9/11/2019


Emmet County Quit Claim Deed Guide Page 1

Quit Claim Deed Guide - Emmet County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 8/1/2019


Emmet County Completed Example of the Quit Claim Deed Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Quit Claim Deed Document - Emmet County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 9/6/2019


*The Following Iowa and Emmet County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


Real Estate Transfer Declaration of Value

Real Estate Transfer Declaration of Value

According to Iowa law, a Declaration of Value, stating the full consideration paid in certain non-exempt real estate conveyances, must be submitted to the county recorder at the time a deed, contract, instrument, or other writing is presented for recording. A version to be filled in online as well as a print version of the form are available. Both include instructions, but make sure to consult the Detailed Filing Instructions as well.


Real Estate Transfer Groundwater Hazard Statement

Real Estate Transfer Groundwater Hazard Statement

This form must be presented to the county recorder when the document to be recorded is filed. The recorder shall forward the original to the transferee when the recorded instrument is returned.


Transfer Tax

Transfer Tax

This tax table lists transfer tax rates by amount of consideration.


Iowa Homestead Exemption

Iowa Homestead Exemption

If you are an Iowa resident property owner and live in the property for 6 months or longer each year, you may qualify for a Homestead exempition. This can reduce your property taxes.


Notary Certificates

Notary Certificates

The supplemental forms in this section can be used as loose certificates by notaries in the state.


Checkout and Download Forms

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How long does it take to get my forms?
    • Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.
  • What are supplemental forms?
    • Often when a deed is recorded additional documents are required by the state or local jurisdiction. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.
  • How do I get my forms, are they emailed?
    • After you submit payment you will see a page listing the forms you ordered with a download link to the pdf form file. You download the forms to your computer. You will also receive an email with a link to your download page in case you need it later.
  • What type of files are the forms?
    • All of our forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.
  • Can the forms be re-used?
    • Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in a given county that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in that county.
  • Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Emmet County ?
    • Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Emmet County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.
  • Do I have to enter all of my property information online?
    • No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.
  • Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?
    • Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.
  • Do I need any special software to use these forms?
    • You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.
  • Are there any recurring fees involved?
    • No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Areas covered by these Quit Claim Deed Forms:

  • Emmet County

Including:

  • Armstrong
  • Dolliver
  • Estherville
  • Ringsted
  • Wallingford

Checkout and Download Forms

What is the Iowa Quit Claim Deed?

Iowa Code 558.19 provides the statutory form of a quitclaim deed. The minimum statutory contents are the names and addresses of all grantors and grantees, the consideration (usually money), and a complete legal description of the property. 561.13 adds the requirement for both spouses' signatures when conveying a property identified as a homestead, regardless of whether or not both have an ownership interest in the land. The grantor must sign the deed and all signatures must have the signor's name typed or printed underneath, and be acknowledged by a notary or other court-authorized individual. 331.606B lists the information that must be on the first page of every document submitted for recording. These include the name, address, and telephone number of the individual who prepared the quit claim deed, the name and address of the person to whom future tax statements should be mailed, a return address for use after recording, the title of the instrument (in this case, "Quitclaim Deed"), tax parcel ID, and a document number or book/page information for the conveyance that transferred the land to the grantor.

Recording:
Iowa Code 331.606B lists the statutory document formatting standards.
* The pages should not be permanently bound or connected to each other. Do not clip or attach anything to pages.
* Use minimum 10-point text in permanent black ink for all printing.
* Print all documents on minimum 20-pound weight, plain, white paper.
* All signatures should be original, and in permanent dark blue or black ink.
* Format the first page with a three-inch top margin, with " margins on the left, right, and bottom. All other pages should have " margins all around.

Iowa follows a "notice" recording statute, which is defined in Iowa Code 558.41. The statute states, in part, that an "instrument affecting real estate is of no validity against subsequent purchasers for a valuable consideration, without notice . . . , unless the instrument is filed and recorded in the county in which the real estate is located." 558.11 identifies the index of deeds, in which correctly recorded conveyances are listed, and which serves as formal constructive notice. So, a "notice" recording statute basically invalidates unrecorded deeds. For example, the grantor quit claims his/her interest in the property to grantee A for value, who fails to record the deed, and the grantor then quit claims the same property to grantee B for value, who records as directed by the statute. In most cases, grantee B retains ownership of the real estate. In short, recording the quit claim deed as soon as possible after it's executed is a simple and effective way to preserve everyone's interests.

Checkout and Download Forms

Save Time and Money

Get your Emmet County Quit Claim Deed form done right the first time with Deeds.com Uniform Conveyancing Blanks. At Deeds.com, we understand that your time and money are valuable resources, and we don't want you to face a penalty fee or rejection imposed by a county recorder for submitting nonstandard documents. We constantly review and update our forms to meet rapidly changing state and county recording requirements for roughly 3,500 counties.

Guaranteed

We guarantee that you will receive access to the forms that you order and that those forms will be compliant with the recording requirements for the jurisdiction the forms were purchased for and the statutory requirements for content of the document.

Customer Reviews:

4.7 out of 5 (849 Reviews)


September 16th, 2019

Name: alena t.

Review: It was quick and easy to print and download the forms I needed.

Reply from Staff on September 16th, 2019

We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!


September 15th, 2019

Name: Ron B.

Review: Solved my requirement. Happy to have found the site

Reply from Staff on September 15th, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!


September 15th, 2019

Name: Thomas W.

Review: A great way to access form knowledge

Reply from Staff on September 15th, 2019

Thank you!


September 15th, 2019

Name: Michael R.

Review: This was just TOO easy to do and use!! Thank you so much for your service!

Reply from Staff on September 15th, 2019

Thank you!


September 14th, 2019

Name: Rebecca B.

Review: I found the form I need and while they couldn't file it via the e-recording way I had a great experience. Fingers crossed all goes well when I go in to record. Thanks!

Reply from Staff on September 14th, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!


September 13th, 2019

Name: Lillian F.

Review: Very well satisfy with my results. I could not ask for better service d

Reply from Staff on September 13th, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!


September 13th, 2019

Name: Gayela C.

Review: Easy to use and I really like having the guides that come along with the forms.

Reply from Staff on September 13th, 2019

Thank you!


September 13th, 2019

Name: Lloyd F.

Review: We were very pleased at how quickly the forms showed up and the guide and copy of a sample filled in form was very helpful. We will defiantly use you again if the occasion arises, and will highly recommend your company to friends and family. Thank you

Reply from Staff on September 13th, 2019

We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!


September 12th, 2019

Name: SHARON R.

Review: Excellent Service! Please note that form Realty Transfer Tax Statement of Value does not print completely. Part of the pages are cut off. Otherwise, excellent service.

Reply from Staff on September 12th, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!


September 12th, 2019

Name: Susan J.

Review: Simple and easy to use. I was thrilled to find deeds.com during my online search for deed forms and more pleased that I could narrow it down by state and county. Thanks

Reply from Staff on September 12th, 2019

We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!


Checkout and Download Forms

Express Checkout (Download)

Price: $19.97

Notice: You are ordering blank forms, NOT a copy of your existing deed.