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Wisconsin Real Estate Transfer Fees

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  • Deeds, Mortgages, Land Contracts, Satisfactions, Certified Survey Maps, etc.:  $30.00

  •  Termination of Decedent’s Property Interest form (HT-110):  $30.00

  • Transfer on Death (TOD-110):  $30.00

  • Plats  (Cemetery, Condominium, Time-Share or Subdivision):  $50.00

  • Transportation Project Plats:  $25.00

  • Rental Weatherization Document Validation:  $30.00

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Section 77.22(1) of the Wisconsin Statutes provides that "...submission of a completed real estate transfer return and collection by the register of the fee shall be prerequisites to acceptance of the conveyance for recording."  Effective July 1, 2009, it is required to file all real estate transfer returns electronically pursuant to 2007 Wisconsin Act 219.    

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You can purchase copies of documents when you visit our office or send a request in the mail along with the required fees to:  Register of Deeds, 100 W. Walworth Street, PO Box 995, Elkhorn, WI 53121.  In most instances, mail orders are processed on the day received or the day following.   

  • Uncertified copies:  $2.00 for first page, plus $1.00 per each additional page of the same document.

  • Certified copies:  Additional $1.00 per document for certificate. 

  • Condominium Plats 14" by 22":  $2.00 for first page, plus $1.00 per each additional page of the same document.   

  • Subdivision Plats:  $4.50 per sheet (full size copy)

  •  Plat pages reduced 11" by 17":  $2.00 for first page, plus $1.00 per each additional page of the same document. 

NOTE:  Uncertified copies can also be purchased using a credit card on LANDSHARK at the statutory copy rate of $2.00 for the first page, plus $1.00 per each additional page of the same document.   Please note there is an additional Internet convenience charge of $3.00 per transaction.  In addition, escrow or monthly subscription accounts are available.     

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Plats of survey are accessible free of charge on the Walworth County Website by using the Walworth County Parcel Information Inquiry or the Walworth County GIS Interactive Mapping System.  If you prefer to purchase a copy from the Register of Deeds Office, the following fees apply:  

  • Letter (8 1/2" by 11"):  50¢ per sheet

  • Legal (8 1/2" by 14"):  75¢ per sheet

  • Ledger (11" by 17"):  1.00 per sheet

  • 18" by 18":  1.75 per sheet

  • 18" by 24":  2.25 per sheet

  • 24" by 36":  4.50 per sheet

GIS Maps are available in the Register of Deeds Office.  Please note that each sheet takes approximately five minutes to print. 

  • GIS Maps (Topographic, Orthophotography, Cadastral, Zoning & Supervisory Districts:  10.00 per map

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  • Municipality or Sales Reports:  20.00 per report

  • Subdivision Report:  5.00 per report

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  • Document Images:  550.00 per month

  • Internet Convenience Fee:  3.00 per transaction

  • Online Access to Unlimited Document Images:  650.00 per month

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