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The Register of Deeds is responsible for recording and maintaining records for real property located in Davidson County.
To record a warranty deed, quit claim deed, deed of trust, amendment, lease, restriction, agreement, lien, and judgment, the fee is $5 per page. There is a $2 computer fund charge. The minimum amount charged to record one of the above-mentioned items is $10.
The state tax on a deed is $3.70 per $1,000 of consideration.
When state tax is paid for a recorded document, there is a $1 probate fee.
Checks can be made payable to Register of Deeds.
Contact the office directly for more information on recording fees.
* If property is located in two counties, it must be recorded in both.
* Documents submitted for recording must be original documents. The document must show the name and address of the person who prepared the document. Documents will comply with this if the statement is given in the following form: 'This instrument was prepared by __________(name)________________________(address).'
* Documents must be dated and must have a complete notary acknowledgement. The complete notary statement must also include the date the document was notarized, as well as the date the notary commission expires.
* To re-record a document, original grantor(s) are required to re-sign, along with re-notarizing the document.
* To record an amendment of a deed of trust, the original reference number must be included. If the document amends the amount, it must state the amount of increase in the Maximum Principal Indebtedness for Tennessee Recording Tax Purposes.
* To record an Assignment of Deed of Trust, the assignor and assignee names are required, along with the debtor's name, the instrument number of the assigned document, and the Maximum Principal Indebtedness for Tennessee Recording Tax Purposes as zero dollars. If an amount is listed, taxes must be paid.
* A deed of trust must include a debtor name, a secured party name, a trustee name, and a property description. A current derivation clause must be included, in addition to the amount of the Maximum Principal Indebtedness for Tennessee Recording Tax Purposes.
* A mortgage must include a debtor name and secured party name. A property description, as well as a current derivation clause must be included. Additionally, include the amount of the Maximum Principal Indebtedness for Tennessee Recording Tax Purposes.
* For a quit claim deed, include the new owner's name and address, as well as the tax bill name and address. Also included are the map and parcel of the property, a property description, and current derivation clause. Grantor and grantee names must be included. Be aware that a quit claim deed will convey interest only; it does not warrant title. The oath of consideration may have $0 or actual consideration.
* A warranty deed must list the name and address of the new owner of the real property, along with the tax bill name and address. Also included are the map and parcel of the property, a property description, and current derivation clause. The oath of consideration is listed, as well as the buyer and seller.
* Please note that the Oath of Consideration is a separate form to be filled out. The Oath of Consideration must also be notarized. Any deeds that are transferring real estate require the Oath of Consideration.