Recording a Deed

FEES AND RECORDING REQUIREMENTS FOR A DEED TRANSFER

RECORDING REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSFER OF PROPERTY

  1. Original Deed conveying property from current owner (Grantor) to recipient (Grantee).
    Signature of grantor must be notarized.
    (blank deed forms are available at business forms stores or attorney's offices. BE SURE the Notary Acknowledgement on the form is the proper NYS Acknowledgement wording. Wording can be found by clicking HERE (Acknowledgement (PDF))

     Types of Deeds Commonly Used (Commonly Used Deeds (PDF))
  2. Copy of the Deed you create for Assessor's office

    Required tax forms for ALL transfers – these are NOT optional (the following forms and instructions
     are available at the Clerk's office or by clicking on the links):
  3. RP5217 Form (PDF)
    ** RP5217 Form Instructions (PDF)
  4. TP584 Form (PDF)
    ** TP584 Form Instructions (PDF)
  5. Out of State Residents must complete IT2263 Form (PDF)

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FEES

Deed: $50 for 1st page

Effective 1/20/09 $5 for each additional page


RP5217: $125 for residential and agricultural properties

(100 or 200 property class – indicated on question 7, box A, B or E)

$250 for all other


TP584: $5

Transfer tax: $4 per $1000 of consideration


*COUNTY CLERK's OFFICE CAN NOT ASSIST IN COMPLETION OF FORMS*

For legal assistance please contact an attorney's office.