Real estate recording information
Legal documents from real estate transactions related to property within Hennepin County, and other documents such as military separations and tax liens are recorded in this office. Some of the most commonly recorded are assignments, deeds, mortgages, release of mortgages, satisfaction of mortgages, and subordinations.
Employees can only review a document to make sure it contains the required elements in order to be recordable per Minnesota Statute. They cannot supply legal forms, help a submitter fill out documents, or provide legal advice. For those, please consult your legal adviser.
Notice of change to certificate of real estate value (CRV)
Effective October 1, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Revenue - Property Tax Division, will no longer accept paper versions of the CRV. Paper CRV’s for sales that occur on October 1 or after will cause the recording package to be rejected.