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South Dakota Property Records

What are South Dakota Property Records?

South Dakota is a great place to live. The state has a lot to offer, from great schools to beautiful scenery, and wonderful weather.

Property records are public information in South Dakota, and they are available to anyone who wants to access them.

 

Where to Find South Dakota Property Records

The best place to start your search for South Dakota property records is the Register of Deeds Office in the county where the property is located.

Each county has its own office, and you can find contact information for each one on the respective county websites.

If you want to have access immediately, InfoTracer is an excellent option. With just a few clicks, you can have the information you need.

 

What Information Can You Find in South Dakota Property Records?

When you access South Dakota property records, you'll be able to find a wealth of information about the property and the people who own it.

Here are some of the things you can learn from these records:

  • The current owner of the property
  • The purchase price of the property
  • Any liens or encumbrances on the property
  • The property's parcel number
  • The property's legal description
  • The property's zoning classification
  • The property's tax assessment history
  • Any permits or applications filed for the property

You can use this information to learn more about a property you're interested in purchasing or keep tabs on your property.

 

South Dakota Property Tax Records

The effective average property tax rate in South Dakota is 1.22%, higher than the national average of 1.07%.

Lincoln County has the highest property tax rate in the state, at 1.36%. The lowest property tax rate is in Ziebach County, at 0.98%.

To look up property tax records in South Dakota, you'll need to contact the county assessor's office in the county where the property is located.

 

South Dakota Registry of Deeds Offices

The South Dakota Register of Deeds Office is responsible for recording, preserving, and maintaining all real estate-related documents for the state.

Below are the contact details for the Register of Deeds Office in some of the state's most populous counties:

Aurora County Recorder of Deeds
PO Box 397
Plankinton, South Dakota, 57368
Phone: 605-942-7161
Fax: 605-942-7746

Codington County Recorder of Deeds
14 1st Avenue Southeast
Watertown, South Dakota, 57201
Phone: 605-882-6278
Fax: 605-882-5230
https://www.codington.org/register-of-deeds/

Jackson County Recorder of Deeds
PO Box 248
Kadoka, South Dakota, 57543
Phone: 605-837-2420
Fax: 605-837-2447

Minnehaha County Recorder of Deeds
415 North Dakota Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 57104
Phone: 605-367-4223
Fax: 605-367-8314
https://www.minnehahacounty.org/dept/rd/rd.php

Yankton County Recorder of Deeds
321 West 3rd Street
Yankton, South Dakota, 57078
Phone: 605-260-4400
Fax: 605-668-9682
http://www.co.yankton.sd.us/custom/register-of-deeds

 
 

Frequently Asked Questions About South Dakota Property Records

How Do I Find Out Who Owns a Property in South Dakota?

The best way to do a South Dakota property records search is to start with the Register of Deeds Office in the county where the property is located.

InfoTracer can also be a helpful resource. The search engine tool can help you find the owner's name, address, and contact information.

How Do I Find Property Details Online?

South Dakota has no central online database for property records. However, each county has its own website to find contact information for the Register of Deeds Office.

InfoTracer can also help you find property details easily.

Where are Deeds Recorded in South Dakota?

Like most states, deeds in South Dakota are recorded at the county level. You'll need to contact the Register of Deeds Office in the relevant county to record a deed.

How Do I Find Out About South Dakota Unclaimed Property?

The South Dakota Treasurer's Office manages the state's unclaimed property.

InfoTracer has access to a national unclaimed property database, which can help you locate any unclaimed property owed to you.

South Dakota Property Records Search