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Recorder information for Washington. Real property records are maintained by the recorder in the County where the property is located.
Real estate deeds that transfer property in Washington can be recorded to provide constructive notice of the transfer. In most cases deed documents are recorded in the County where the property is located.
No instrument of sale or conveyance evidencing a sale subject to the tax shall be accepted by the county auditor for filing or recording until the tax shall have been paid and the verification of payment affixed thereto; in case the tax is not due on the transfer, the instrument shall not be so accepted until suitable notation of such fact has been made on the instrument by the treasurer.