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Recorder of Deeds Office

Hon. Betty Lou McKenna, - Recorder

Holly Malone, - 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.

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Realty Transfer Tax Rates

 

Town Local Rate % State Rate % Taxes Collected by County?
Kent County (unincorporated areas) 1.5 1.5 Yes
Bowers 1.5 1.5 No
Camden 1.5 1.5 Yes
Cheswold 1.5 1.5 Yes
Clayton 1.5 1.5 Yes
Dover 1.5 1.5 No
Farmington 1.5 1.5 Yes
Felton 1.5 1.5 Yes
Frederica 1.5 1.5 Yes
Harrington 1.5 1.5 No
Hartly - 2 No
Houston 1.5 1.5 Yes
Kenton 1 2 Yes
Leipsic 1.5 1.5 Yes
Little Creek 1.5 1.5 Yes
Magnolia 1.5 1.5 No
Milford 1.5 1.5 Yes
Smyrna 1.5 1.5 Yes
Viola 1.5 1.5 Yes
Woodside - 2 No
Wyoming 1.5 1.5 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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