Seal of Boone County, MissouriNora Dietzel
Recorder of Deeds
Boone County, Missouri
801 East Walnut, Rm 132
Columbia, MO 65201-7728
(573) 886-4345

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Standardization for Real Estate Documents

Requirements for Recording Real Estate Documents

A recording certificate is placed in the top 3” margin of the first page of the document when it is recorded. If a document does not meet recording standards, it will be recorded "NON-STANDARD" and there will be an additional $25.00 nonstandard penalty added to the normal recording fees. (RSMo 59.310)

Standardization Requirements for Recording Documents

The following documents DO NOT REQUIRE A LEGAL DESCRIPTION for recording:

Real Estate Document

A document in standard format must contain:

The following is a list of the most common document types and their requirements:

Trustee's Deed Under Foreclosure

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Deed of Trust

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Release Deed

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Assignment of Deed of Trust

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Miscellaneous Documents

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UCC Filings in Real Estate Records

As of July 1, 2001, there is NO DUAL FILING of a UCC and Real Estate Filing in the Recorder of Deeds office.

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Notice of Home Schooling Documents (RSMo 167.042)

Please contact the Recorder of Deeds office for filing fee information. No legal description is required for recording. The notice of home schooling in standard format must contain:

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Underground Facilities (RSMo 319.023)

This document gives contact information for companies that may have underground utilities in Boone County (RSMo 319.023).

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