Wed July 21, 2010, 5:19pm
Quit Claim Deed Marion County, Indiana Recorders OfficeMarion County Indiana Recorders Office
Pertaining to a Marion County Quit Claim Deed Form
Step 1 Go to Assessor's office to find out if you need to complete and sales disclosure.
and have your Quit Claim Deed document stamped. 11th floor of the City County Building
Link to Assessor's Office here
Step 2 Go to the Auditor's office for the Auditor's Stamp. 8th floor of the City County Building.
Step 3 Go to the Recorder's Office to Record. 7th floor of the City County Building.
BASIC FEES TO RECORD A QUIT CLAIM DEED
Not exceeding 8.5" x 14" ……… $18.50
Each additional page, not exceeding 8.5" x 14" ………. $3.00
SOME COMMON REASONS A QUIT CLAIM DEED COULD BE SENT BACK FOR CORRECTION:
Names not appearing the same throughout the Quit Claim Deed. "Name of each person who executed the instrument appears identically in the body of the instrument, in the acknowledgement or jurat, in his signature, and beneath his signature." [I.C. 36-2-11-16, emphasis added.] (EXAMPLE: If Mike Smith is used, it must be the same throughout. Not Michael Smith or Michael John Smith. This includes a/k/a, n/k/a, f/k/a and the other names as well.)
Company/Corporation names are included in this rule.
Names not typed or printed identically beneath the signatures.
Name of person preparing the Quit Claim Deed is missing. (Documents prepared outside of Indiana are the exception.)
Designation of the address of the grantee is missing on a Quit Claim Deed Form. (EXAMPLE: "Grantee’s address is…")
Incorrect recording fees. (See fee schedule).
Name of company and/or title of officer missing at signature.
Cross reference number (or book and page number) to original document missing.
Signature missing or is not an original signature.
Legal description missing or is incomplete.
Recorded instrument number of a Power of Attorney must be listed on a Quit Claim Deed that is being
recorded and signed by an attorney-in-fact.
Notary information missing or incomplete. (EXAMPLE: Country of residence or commission expiration date missing).
Real estate is not in Marion County.
Auditor’s stamp is missing. (Only required on certain document types.)
The average recording process for a Marion Quit Claim Deed takes 6 to 8 weeks
Marion County Recorder's Office
741 City-County Building
200 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Hours of Operation: M-F, 8-4:30 pm
Phone: (317) 327-4020