Deed Transfers

General Information

Under Ohio Law, all real estate transfer documents must be presented to the County Auditor prior to being recorded. The Deed Transfer Department transfers the owner’s name and address on the real estate tax list and duplicate.

The department also collects the transfer tax/ conveyance fee ($4.00 per $1,000 of sale price) and the transfer fee ($.50 per parcel).

This information, formerly typed on Transfer Cards, is entered with computers for instant retrieval and posting. This “full disclosure” of sales transaction information forms the basis for the fair market value system of property taxation and “opens” all market based information to the general public.

Please Note: If your check is returned unpaid for nonsufficient funds (NSF), your account will be debited electronically for both the face amount of the check plus applicable returned check and collections fees by ECOLLECT, LLC.

Citizen resource for what items are necessary when transferring deeds:Conveyance Standards

Most Commonly Used Deed Types

AD Auditors Deed
AFF Affidavit
CE Corporation w/ EE Deed
CM Commissioners Deed
CQ Corporation Quit Claim Deed
CS Corporation w/ ST Deed
CW Corporation Warranty Deed
DC Death Certificate
ED Executors Deed
EE Estate by the Entireties Deed
FD Fiduciary Deed
GR Guardians Deed
GW General Warranty Deed

JE Journal Entry
JS Joint Survivorship Deed
LW Limited Warranty Deed
MD Marshall’s Deed
OD Transfer on Death Affidavit
PC Probate Certificate
QC Quit Claim Deed
SD Sheriffs Deed
ST Survivorship Tenancy Deed
SW Special Warranty Deed
TR Trustees Deed
WD Warranty Deed