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Monroe County Register of Deeds JP Kennedy Building, Suite 4
103 College St., Madisonville, Tennessee 37354
8:30 to 4:00 M-F
Phone: (423) 442-2440
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Monroe County Tennessee Register of Deeds

Monroe County Recorder Information

The recorder in Monroe County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.

Recording Fees

The fee to record a deed is $5 per page, with a minimum of $10 being due for a 1-2 page deed. There will also be a $2 computer fund fee and a $1 register's fee for all taxable instruments.

Transfer taxes are due upon recording. The current rate of state transfer taxes for deeds is 37 cents per $100 of consideration. Conveyances must state the total value or consideration (whichever is greater).

Contact the Monroe County register of deeds at (423) 442-2440 if you have further questions about recording fees or transfer taxes.
Document Formatting Requirements
The register of deeds in Monroe County Tennessee records real property documents for the county.

• Submit originals or certified copies of originals on 8.5x11 inch white paper or 8.5x14 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.

• All proper parties must sign the document and have their signatures notarized. The notary acknowledgment must have the names of the parties who have signed the document, the signature of the notary, a notary seal, a corporate or individual acknowledgment, the date of acknowledgment, and the notary expiration date.

• 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 grantee is required to be listed on a 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.

• A notarized Oath of Consideration must also be filled out. This form needs to be signed and submitted with the deed as an attachment.
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Supplemental Documents

Affidavit of Value