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Grundy County, Tennessee

Recorder Offices


Grundy County Register of Deeds

68 Cumberland St / PO Box 35, Altamont, Tennessee 37301

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

Phone: (931) 692-3621


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Register of Deeds

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Tennessee - Grundy County Recorder Information

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

Recording Fees

The fee to record a deed in Grundy County, Tennessee is $5 per page. A $2 computer fund fee may also apply. The minimum amount due to record a deed will be $10.

Realty transfer tax rate: $3.70 per $1000 of value or consideration. This is collected on all conveyance documents, unless an exemption is claimed.

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

The Grundy County register of deeds provides a link to a fee calculator on their website. Contact the county's Register of Deeds office directly for more information on recording fees and payment methods.

Document Formatting Requirements

* Submit documents 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 grantee's name and address must be present on the deed.

* 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. This is to be on any document of conveyance.

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