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In order to be accepted for filing, a certificate of real estate value must contain the following data:


Buyer's name and address.


Seller's name and address.


Legal description of all parcels involved in the transaction. The property identification number assigned by the county for administration of the property tax system is not sufficient.


Location of property described such as street address.


A statement signed by the buyer that the information provided on the certificate is correct and complete under penalty of the law. "Buyer" for the purpose of this rule means the individual or one of the individuals who will get title to the property. If a partnership will get title to the property, the buyer is a partner. If a corporation will get title, the buyer is an officer.

For any entity, "buyer" may also include a natural person who is an agent of the buyer and who has knowledge of the transaction.


A telephone number at which the buyer can be reached during the day. If the buyer has no current telephone number, but has an agent or attorney, the telephone number of the agent or attorney may be used.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 270.06; 270C.06; 272.115


9 SR 914; 17 SR 1279; 27 SR 1603; L 2005 c 151 art 1 s 114

Published Electronically:

November 14, 2006

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes