Recording Process Status

Documents are recorded through out each business day. When the real estate records are researched it is important to know how up-to-date the recording process is. Minnesota Statutes require documents to be recorded within 10 business days, starting January 3, 2011. Recorded documents can be searched immediately. (Manual tracting of Lots/Blocks was discontinued 10/31/2009.) 

Abstract Recording Process Status

Currently party names, PINS and legal descriptions have been double checked through 11/23/2020.
Last updated 11/24/2020 at 10:45 A.M.
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Verification of Electronic Indexing Date

We electronically double blind index pertinent fields of all documents to increase accuracy. 

Accessible Records

  • Grantor / Grantee index starting January 1, 1987
  • Images of abstract real estate documents starting July 16, 1970
  • Improved Tract index starting May 1, 1996
  • Tax parcel ID numbers on deeds starting August 27, 1996
  • Tax parcel ID numbers on all documents starting August 16, 1999
  • Annotations of Legal Descriptions and tax parcel ID numbers on documents such as Satisfactions and Assignments was discontinued on 07/01/2013

See the disclaimer and record availability information pages for more information.