Land Contract, Land Purchase Contract, Contract for Deed


Document must have:

  • Name of the seller (KRS 382.200)
  • Name of the buyer and their mailing address (KRS 382.335)
  • Legal description of the property (Common Law & OAG 81-100)
  • Source of title (KRS 382.110)

The clerk shall request a return mail address (KRS 382.240)

Document must be: signed and acknowledged (notarized) by both parties. (Since this document is analogous to a mortgage and a conveyance it needs to be signed by both parties.) (Contract Law and KRS 382.130 & OAG 95-12)

Transfer tax is then collected on the deed. It is not collected on the contract. Legal process tax is collected because the land contract is analogous to a mortgage and a conveyance has occurred. OAG 95-12 & Sebastin v. Floyd

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