Search and Submit Land Records Statewide
Created and maintained by the Iowa County Recorders Association, this easy-to-use online portal and e-submission service allows users to search and submit real estate documents in all of Iowa’s 99 counties. Iowa Land Records streamlines the overall process for the public and professionals with a convenient online tool that saves valuable time.
Actived: 8 days ago
Welcome to Iowa Land Records
(6 days ago) This is your primary source for information about recorded real estate documents in Iowa. iowalandrecords.org is the official statewide web site sponsored by elected county officials. Learn more about the information and services offered here, or become a registered user to access advanced features and services.
Search Property Records & Documents
(3 days ago) Find real estate documents from the comfort of your office, home, or even on the go! Why Iowa Land Records. Founded and supported by the Iowa County Recorders Association, this one-stop-shop for land record data search and submission simplifies the entire process. By coordinating with Iowa County Recorders in every county in the state, Iowa
Welcome to Iowa Land Records
(6 days ago) This is your primary source for information about recorded real estate documents in Iowa. iowalandrecords.org is the official statewide web site sponsored by elected county officials. Learn more about the information and services offered here, or become a registered user to access advanced features and services. If you are having issues logging
Welcome to Iowa Land Records
(Just Now) Are you having difficulty logging in to the Iowa Land Records web site? Try the Forgot Username or the Forgot Password links. If you have not logged in to the site for more than one year, your registration information is incomplete, or if we are unable to communicate with you via e-mail, then your account may have been deactivated.
Iowa County Recorders
(3 days ago) The first Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa created the Office of the Iowa County Recorder in 1839. Overall, county recorders are responsible for the maintenance and management of any official property and real estate documents in the state.
Serving Industry Professionals
(1 days ago) Real estate attorneys serve their clients by ensuring that real estate transactions are as seamless as possible for all involved. These attorneys and their colleagues use Iowa Land Records to increase their workflow and productivity. The timely return of recorded documents is vital in the fast-paced real estate …
New Declaration of Value Process Proposed
(Just Now) When a real estate transaction occurs that requires the payment of real estate transfer taxes, a form known as the “Declaration of Value” (DOV) must accompany a deed or contract filed with the county recorder. When the conveyance document is recorded, the recorder passes the DOV form on to the county or city assessor.
Best Practices for Document Preparation and Review
(9 days ago) Anytime a document is rejected in the recording process, it represents wasted effort and may delay the completion of a real estate transaction. Getting things right matters to both recorders and professionals in the real estate industry. In 2019 there were …
Help Your Networks With Housing and Utility Challenges
(3 days ago) If you have an economic interest in the real estate industry, then you know the value of stability in the marketplace. Significant events with adverse economic impacts, such as COVID-19 and a derecho, can have a cascading effect on jobs, families, and the economy generally.
Accountability in Reporting Documents
(6 days ago) Policies and Procedures. Iowa was the first state in the country to offer free online public access to real estate documents statewide. As the coordinated record system for the state, Iowa Land Records holds the duty to report any decisions and actions to our stakeholders and community members.
Welcome to Iowa Land Records
(3 days ago) Closed for Memorial Day. The Iowa Land Records office will be closed Monday, May 31st in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. We will open again on Tuesday, June 1st at 8 AM. E-Submission customers can continue to submit documents to counties for recording, …
Recording Fees in Iowa – How Do They Compare
(1 days ago) Currently the recording fee in Iowa is $7.00 for the first page and $5.00 for each page thereafter. In certain cases, such as real estate documents which convey property from one party to another, there may be supplemental fees including the state real estate transfer tax (Iowa Code section 428A.1) or a county auditor transfer fee (Iowa Code
COVID-19 Sparks E-Submission Surge
(6 days ago) Iowa Land Records e-submission makes every level of real estate practice easier. It saves everyone time and money from not needing to make physical trips to the recorder’s office after each sale. The tutorials on the website walk you through everything you need to know to be successful in using the ILR e-submission service!
Legislation for Expanded Use of E-Submission Service Fees
(6 days ago) An electronic recording service fee of $1.50 per recorded document was authorized at the inception of the E-Submission service in 2005. The initial adoption rate for E-Submission was low so the service fee did not generate much revenue, but this grew as more real estate professionals adopted electronic recording methods.
The Recorder’s Manual
(9 days ago) affecting real estate shall be performed by the County Auditor. [Sec. 331.610] Recorders’s Manual 5 Iowa County Recorders Association Annual Budget On or before January 15 of each year, each elective or appointive officer or board, except tax certifying boards …
Accountability in Reporting iowa-land-records
(4 days ago) Policies and Procedures. Iowa was the first state in the country to offer free online public access to real estate documents statewide. As the coordinated record system for the state, Iowa Land Records holds the duty to report any decisions and actions to our stakeholders and community members.
Meet the Team and Board Members
(2 days ago) Iowa Law and Standards. Iowa Code 331.604 explains that each county in the state of Iowa is to participate in the online county land record information system. The Code also establishes standards for recording, processing, and archiving documents and records electronically.
Proportion of E-Submissions Reaches 45% in 2019
(5 days ago) Fourteen years later, e-submission has grown incrementally as professionals in the real estate industry have become more comfortable with technology. In calendar year 2019, a little more than 45% of all documents recorded by Iowa county recorders were electronically submitted.
A Message to Citizens and Stakeholders: COVID-19 and Iowa
(2 days ago) The real estate industry also has online access to more than 20 million recorded documents from all 99 counties. We appreciate the affirmation we received from the governor in a memo she sent to all counties on March 21, 2020. The governor correctly stated that the services provided by county recorders are essential and that recorders have a
Redaction Reserve Fund Depleted
(Just Now) The Electronic Services System Coordinating Committee, the governing board for Iowa Land Records, will be exploring options for funding the redaction process and to continue efforts to make more records available online for the public and to the real estate industry. A new or expanded funding source and additional flexibility in spending
Educational Meetings ICRA Committees
(5 days ago) affecting title to real estate in order to preserve property rights and protect innocent third parties in real estate transactions. Since 1839, County Recorders have acquired more responsibilities such as Registrar of Vital Records, Passport Agent and issuer of recreational vehicle registrations and …
Adapting to Balance Service & Safety
(3 days ago) During the COVID-19 crisis, Governor Kim Reynolds stated that the services provided by county recorders are essential, and that recorders have a “central role” in the real estate industry and the larger economy. She noted that the discontinuation of these services would have …
Johnston, Iowa 50131 To: All Iowa Supervisors
(2 days ago) 99 counties, simplifying operations for Iowa’s real estate industry. This structure doesn’t exist in any other state. BACKGROUND In 2005, nearly two years after the creation of the county land records information system by the legislature and the Iowa County Recorders Association, a …
redaction reserve fund, and to modernize and improve the
(3 days ago) Recorded real estate records are only a small subset of the available information. Users would greatly benefit from being able to access data from multiple sources through an integrated interface. One existing example is a very simple integration between Iowa Land Records and the Beacon system operated by Schneider Corporation.
E-SUBMISSION TRAINING WEBINAR
(4 days ago) Traditional preparation of real estate documents Scanned images of executed documents Scan in black & white 300 DPI Portrait orientation Trusted business relationship Recorder & Submitter Secure log in & file transmission Electronic payment Images of recorded documents returned
5 Reasons You Should Give Webinars a Try iowa-land-records
(7 days ago) In the real estate industry, digital transactions are becoming increasingly popular, and continued learning is the best way to keep from falling behind with competitors. Iowa Land Records E-Submission is a helpful tool for industry professionals who want to provide speedy customer service and stay ahead of the game.
ESS 28E Amended and substituted draft by-pd111720
(8 days ago) e. To rent, lease or purchase any tangible personal property, real estate or services reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes of this Agreement; f. To establish a system of accounting and budgeting, and a system for receiving payments; g. To retain legal counsel, accountants and other professional individuals needed in order to
Recorder’s E-Submission Interface Roll Out Begins
(7 days ago) Our team will seek additional customer input as the new interface is developed in 2020. The goal is to ensure that E-Submission 2.0 is a more efficient and user-friendly experience for all customers submitting real estate documents for official recording.
Electronic Services System Policies And Procedures
(5 days ago) Real Estate Transfer Tax – The tax applied to the assignment, transfer or conveyance of lands, tenements or other realty as provided in Chapter 428A of the Iowa Code. Recording Fees – The combined fees charged by a County for recording a document including the standard recording fee, the Auditor’s transfer fee,
Title RFQ: RFQ Number: ESS 2021 1
(9 days ago) financial professionals, legal professionals and other professionals engaged in the real estate industry, and citizens. 1.3 Background Information The Electronic Services System (“Agency”) seeks external technical and support services to perform various support and development tasks.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING GROUNDWATER HAZARD …
(3 days ago) transfer by a mortgagee who has acquired real property as a result of a deed in lieu of foreclosure or has acquired real property under chapter 654 or 655A, (3) A transfer by a fiduciary in the course of the administration of a decedent's estate, guardianship, conservatorship, or trust.
Recorder’s E-Submission Interface Roll Out Begins iowa
(5 days ago) Our team will seek additional customer input as the new interface is developed in 2020. The goal is to ensure that E-Submission 2.0 is a more efficient and user-friendly experience for all customers submitting real estate documents for official recording.