There must be a blank 3 inch square in the upper right hand corner of the 1st page.
Pages must be legible and reproducible with the ink black and crisp.
Grantee, grantor, etc., must be plainly identified. Names of all persons signing in ANY capacity (including notary) must be typed or clearly printed below their signatures.
The legal description must be complete and accurate. Certified Surveys must have lot number (if any). Include CSM number, volume and page.
Signatures must be notarized. Notary public must date, sign, seal and show the names of the parties who came before him/her.
A complete return address is required.
The name of the drafter must be present and must be the name of an individual.
Deeds and land contracts require Real Estate Transfer Return forms. See link to WI Dept of Revenue.
WE WILL REVIEW YOUR DOCUMENTS FOR THESE ITEMS, BUT THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR A COMPLETE AND CORRECT DOCUMENT IS YOURS!
Recording Fee: As of June 25, 2010 the recording fee is $30 regardless of the number of pages
Bayfield County Register of Deeds
PO Box 813
117 E 5th Street
Washburn, WI 54891