There must be a blank 3-inch square in the upper right-hand corner of the first page.
Grantee, grantor, etc., must be plainly identified.
The legal description must be complete and accurate. Certified Surveys must have a lot number (if any). Include CSM number, volume and page.
Names of all persons signing in any capacity (including notary) must be typed or clearly printed below their signatures.
Signatures must be notarized. Notary public must date, sign, seal, and show the names of the parties who came before him/her.
The name of the drafter must be present and must be the name of an individual.
A complete return address is required.
Pages must be legible and reproducible with the ink black and crisp.
Required at the Register to Record
Deeds, Land Contracts, Terminations of Decedents Interest and other conveyances require a real estate transfer return receipt. To file a return, visit the Department of Revenue site here for more information.
Any transfer fee due as indicated by the transfer return receipt.
Recording fee of $30.00 in addition to the transfer fee. Cash or check written to Bayfield County Register of Deeds.
We will review your documents for these items, but the responsibility for a complete and correct document is yours.