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Blount County, Tennessee

Recorder Offices


Register of Deeds

349 Court St, Maryville, Tennessee 37804-5906

8:00am to 4:30pm M-F

Phone: (865) 273-5880


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Register of Deeds

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Tennessee - Blount County Recorder Information

The Register of Deeds is responsible for recording and maintaining records for real property located in Blount County.

Recording Fees

The fee to record a deed in Blount County, Tennessee is $12 for a one or two-page deed. Each additional reference in a document is $5. Each additional page is $5.

A clerk fee of $1.00 is due for all documents with any taxable amount (warranty or trust deeds, modifications etc).
The deed transfer tax is 37 cents per $100 of consideration.

A fee calculator is available on the Blount County website for more precise calculations.

Examples:
DEEDS
$5.00 per page ($10.00 minimum)
$3.70 per thousand
$1.00 cerk fee - if tax paid
$2.00 data processing fee

TRUST DEEDS
$5.00 per page ($10.00 minimum)
$1.15 per thousand (first $2,000 exempt)
$1.00 clerk fee - if tax paid

RELEASE DEEDS
$5.00 per page ($10.00 minimum)
$2.00 data processing fee
$5.00 per additional references

ASSIGNMENTS
$5.00 per page ($10.00 minimum)
$1.15 per thousand (if new money)
$2.00 data processing fee
$1.00 clerk fee - if tax paid
$5.00 per additional references

Cash, check, or money orders are acceptable forms of payment.

Document Formatting Requirements

* Documents can be on 8.5 x 11 inch white paper or 8.5 x 14 inch white paper.

* The first page of the document needs to have a top margin of 3 inches, a bottom margin of 3 inches, and 1 inch side margins. All other margins can be 1 inch.

* Deeds must contain a recital designating the deed, will, court decree, or other source from which the grantor received the equitable interest. If the source of equitable interest is a deed or other previously recorded instrument, the new document shall give the type of instrument, office, book, and page number. If no
such instrument has been recorded, this shall be stated on the deed.

* Include the name and address of the property owner, as well as the name and address of the person or entity responsible for the payment of real property taxes.

* The name and address of the preparer of the instrument should be provided on the first page.

* At the end of the legal description of the property, include the name, license number, and address of the surveyor who prepared the boundary survey from which the description was prepared.

* Include the tax assessor's parcel number of the property.

* Transfer taxes are due upon recording. Conveyances must state the total value or consideration (whichever is greater).

* An Oath of Consideration must also be filled out. This form needs to be signed.

* Deeds must have district, map and parcel and the responsible taxpayer's name and address.