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)

      Types of Deeds Commonly Used  (Commonly Used Deeds)
     
  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        
              **  RP5217 Form Instructions
   
     4.       TP584 Form   
             **   TP584 Form Instructions  
 
     5.    Out of State Residents must complete IT2263 Form
      
    

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                                                                                             FEES

               Deed:                   $50 for 1st page

                                    $5 for each additional page

                                    
            RP5217:                  $125 for residential and agricultural properties 
                                             (200 or 300 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.