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Coffee County, Tennessee

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Coffee County Register of Deeds

1329 McArthur St, Suite 2 / PO Box 178, Manchester, Tennessee 37355 / 37349

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

Phone: (931) 723-5130


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Register of Deeds

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Tennessee - Coffee County Recorder Information

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

Recording Fees

To record a warranty deed, the fee is $5 per page. There is a $10 minimum for up to 2 pages.

Transfer tax for deeds is $3.70 per $1,000 of consideration.

A release is $12 for a 1-page release with 1 reference. Each additional reference is $5.

A $2 processing fee is collected for all instruments, with the exception of military discharges.

A clerk's fee is collected on taxable instruments.

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

Please enclose a self address postage envelope for the return of your documents.

Contact the county's Register of Deeds office directly for more information on recording fees and payment methods.

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 shall 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 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 total value or consideration (whichever is greater).

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

For a deed in fee with general warranty:
"I hereby convey to A. B. the following tract of land (describing it), and I warrant the title against all persons whomsoever;"