Top Reasons for Rejecting Real Estate Recording Documents
Notary acknowledgement is not complete. Notary has not signed or affixed stamp; notary county is missing in acknowledgment. When it comes to choosing between blue or black ink, the consensus is that blue makes it easier to assume a document is a signed original as opposed to a black-and-white copy.
Martial status is missing.
Drafting/Tax statement is missing. Need complete name and address.
Legal description is a tax abbreviated legal and not a complete legal description.
The document number that is being referenced is incorrect.
The recording fee is incorrect.
There are ECRV (Electronic Certificate Real Estate Value) errors.
Legible copy of survey isn't sent along with split documents.
Affidavit of Survivorship must indicate joint tenant/life tenant.
Correction documents need new signatures, new acknowledgement along with a correction statement.
Incorrect Deed Tax or Mortgage Electronic Registration Tax sent.
Property Taxes need to be paid prior to split documents being recorded.
Illegible legal descriptions or font doesn't make recording standards of size 8.