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Contract For Deed Hennepin County, MN- Single Family-Townhomes-Condo’s

Hennepin County  is a county in  Minnesota. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,152,425. It is the most populous county in Minnesota and the 35th-most populous county in the United States; more than one in five Minnesotans live in Hennepin County. Its county seat is Minneapolis,the state’s most populous city. The county is named in honor of the 17th-century explorer Father Louis Hennepin.

Hennepin County is included in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The center of population of Minnesota is in Hennepin County, in the city of Minneapolis.


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Hennepin county Library

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Hennepin County Contract For Deed

Map of Hennepin County, MN

There are 22 Independent School Districts within Hennepin County. These links are provided as a service to Hennepin County residents. For more information call the school district office.

The Twin Cities Metro area Counties 

Adjacent Counties


  • Anoka County (northeast)
  • Ramsey County (east)
  • Dakota County (southeast)
  • Scott County (south)
  • Carver County (southwest)
  • Wright County (northwest)
  • Sherburne County (north)
“””Recording the contract for deed

Within four months of signing the contract for deed, you must “record” it with the office of the county recorder or registrar of titles in the county in which the property is located. If you do not do so, you could face a fine.””

Mortgage registry and deed tax calculator

Mortgage registry tax

Mortgage registry tax (MRT) is paid when recording a mortgage. The rate is 0.0024* of the purchase price (Example: $100,000 X 0.0024 = $240.00 MRT).

If you need to claim an exemption from MRT or document the basis of your tax, use the state’s MRT1 form.

Learn more about MRT at Department of Revenue MRT.

State deed tax

State Deed tax (SDT) is paid when recording an instrument conveying Minnesota real property. The rate is 0.0034* of the purchase price (Example: $100,000 X 0.0034 = $340.00 SDT).

The minimum SDT in Hennepin County is $1.70 for deeds with consideration of $500 or less.

Starting January 1, 2020, the minimum SDT of $1.70 for deeds with consideration changes from $500 or less to $3,000 or less.

If you need to claim an exemption or the minimum tax, use the state’s DT1 form.

Learn more about SDT at Department of Revenue SDT.

* Hennepin County adds an additional .0001 to their MRT and SDT for an environmental response fund per Minnesota Statute 383A.80.


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