Requirements for a Recordable Deed 


A deed is a legal document that is created and then submitted to the County Clerk's office. We strongly recommend hiring an Attorney. The information below is only for information purposes, not to be mistaken as legal advice. 

Purpose of a Deed:

To convey or transfer title to real property.

Legal Requirements
Be in English or include English Translation, legible and all notary information easily readN.J.S.A. 46:26A-3(a)(1)
Name of Grantor(seller) and Grantee(buyer)N.J.S.A. 46:26A-5(b)(3)
Grantee AddressN.J.S.A. 46:26A-3(5)(d)
Date of DeedN.J.S.A. 46:26A-5(b)(2)
Consideration Amount & NJ Realty Transfer TaxN.J.S.A. 46:15-5
Seller Residency/Non-resident tax declaration (GIT-REP Form)N.J.S.A. 54A:8-8,9 & 10
Municipal Tax Map Block & Lot (Legal Description)N.J.S.A. 46:26A-3(a)(5)(b)
Signature of GrantorN.J.S.A. 46:26A-3(a)(2)
Grantor is Acknowledged (Notarized)N.J.S.A. 46:26A-3(a)(3)
Name Printed Beneath Signatures(Name should match throughout document)N.J.S.A. 46:26A-3(a)(3)

Printed name of PreparerN.J.S.A. 46:26A-3(a)(4) & (N.J.S.A. 46:26A-3(5)(c) 

State Required Burlington County Summary SheetN.J.S.A. 46:26A-5

If claiming an exemption on the transfer fee-Affidavit of Consideration For SellerN.J.S.A. 46:15-10

Recording Fee of $45 for First page(summary page is counted as first page) $10 for each additional page, in addition the Transfer fee based on consideration, unless exempted by Affidavit of Consideration for seller form.