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Indian River County, Florida

Recorder Offices

Recording - County Courthouse

2000 16th Ave, Rm 224, Vero Beach, Florida 32960

8:30am to 4:30pm M-F

Phone: (772) 770-5185, Ext 3175 and 3135

Register of Deeds

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Florida - Indian River County Recorder Information

The Recording Department in the Clerk of the Circuit Court is responsible for recording and maintaining real property records in Indian River County.

Recording Fees

Recording, filing, and indexing any instrument is $10 for the first page (pages are not to be larger than 8.5x14 inches). Each additional page is $8.50.

A declaration of domicile and preparation of affidavit is $7.

Certifying copies of instruments is $2.

Documentary stamps on deeds are $0.70 per $100 of face value or fraction thereof. (Formula: .0070 x Total Purchase Price = Amount of Doc Stamps)

Documentary stamps on mortgages are $0.35 per $100 of face value or fraction thereof. (Formula: .0035 x Amount Financed = Amount of Doc Stamps)

Indexing instruments that contain more than four names are $1 per each additional name.

Include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of documents.

County recording fees are subject to change without notice. For the most current fees and further information, contact the local clerk's office directly.

Document Formatting Requirements

* Use white 8.5 x 11 inch or 8.5 x 14 inch paper with legible printing or typing to help ensure an accurate reproduction. Black ink with a font size of at least 12 point should be used. Printing should be single-sided only.

* On the first page, a 3 x 3 inch blank space should be provided in the top right corner. On each subsequent page, provide a 1 x 3 inch space in the upper right hand corner. All other margins should be at least 1 inch.

* The names of all parties to a conveyance must be legibly printed or typed on the document. The marital status of male grantors should be listed on the document. Each referenced alias (AKA or NKA) counts as an additional name. Each legal entity reference counts as an additional name. Every name that appears on an affidavit will be counted every time it appears whether it is unique or not.

* A deed must be signed by the present owners.

* The grantor's signature must be acknowledged by two witnesses.

* A deed should be acknowledged by a notary public. The notary should affix their seal and the expiration date of their commission. The Recording Office does not offer notary services.

* All deeds must contain the grantor and grantee's mailing address.

* Corresponding names should be typed, printed, or stamped beneath signatures.

* A return address for the document should be given on the first page.

* Provide the name and address of the person who prepared the document. This information should be on the first page.

* A DR-219 form is no longer required to record a deed. Either of the following still needs to be included on the deed: the sale/transfer price or amount of documentary stamp tax.

* In the event that a husband and wife own property jointly, and one becomes deceased, it is suggested that a certified copy of the Death Certificate be recorded with the Clerk's office. A copy will be forwarded to the Property Appraiser, who will subsequently change the tax roll to show the survivor as sole owner.

* Provide blank spaces for the property appraiser's parcel identification number for the property on the deed. If this number is available, it should be entered on the deed before it is recorded. Real Estate Deeds

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