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Recorder of Deeds Office

Hon. Betty Lou McKenna, - Recorder

Vanessa L. Laughman, - Deputy Recorder

555 Bay Rd Dover, DE 19901

(302) 744-2314  / Fax: (302) 736-2035

Email:  recorder@co.kent.de.us

 

Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon.-Fri.

Recording Hours: 8:00am - 3:00 Mon.-Fri

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Realty Transfer Tax Rates

 

(unincorporated areas)

Code Town Local Rate % State Rate % Taxes Collected by County  1st Buyer  
00 Kent County 1.5 2.5 Yes Yes
01 Bowers 1.5 2.5    
02 Camden 1.5 2.5 Yes  
03 Cheswold 1.5 2.5 Yes  
04 Clayton 1.5 2.5 Yes  
05 Dover 1.5 2.5   Yes - 1/2
06 Farmington 1.5 2.5 Yes Yes
07 Felton 1.5 2.5 Yes Yes - 1/2
08 Frederica 1.5 2.5 Yes  
09 Harrington 1.5 2.5   Yes
10 Hartly 1 3    
11 Houston 1.5 2.5 Yes  
12 Kenton 1 3 Yes  
13 Leipsic 1.5 2.5 Yes  
14 Little Creek 1.5 2.5 Yes  
15 Magnolia 1.5 2.5    
16 Milford 1.5 2.5 Yes Yes
17 Smyrna 1.5 2.5 Yes  
18 Viola 1.5 2.5 Yes  
19 Woodside 1 3 Yes  
20 Wyoming 1.5 2.5 Yes  

 

 

All transfer checks must me made payable to: Kent County Recorder of Deeds

 

First time home buyers in certain jurisdictions may be eligilble for a transfer tax exemption.  Please consult your legal and real estate advisors for requirements.

 

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