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Wilson County, Tennessee

Recorder Offices

Wilson County Register of Deeds

Courthouse - 228 East Main St, Rm 108 / PO Box 280, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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

Phone: (615) 443-2611

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Tennessee - Wilson County Recorder Information

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

Recording Fees

The fee to record a deed is $5 per page, with a minimum of $10 due on a 1-2 page document. A $2 computer fund fee will apply to the recording, along with a $1 clerk's fee for all taxable documents. The Wilson County register of deeds has a fee calculator on their website to help with fee calculations.

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

Contact the county's Register of Deeds directly for more information on recording fees. The register's office accepts cash, checks, cashier's checks, money orders, and credit cards.

Document Formatting Requirements

* Submit documents on 8.5 x 11 inch white paper or 8.5 x 14 inch white paper. Submit originals or certified copies of originals.

* 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 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. Real Estate Deeds

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