Access to Real Estate Records
Options to Access Real Estate Records in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota:
1. Information Request
The records in the Kandiyohi County Recorder's Office can be viewed Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 400 Benson Ave SW, Willmar MN 56201.
Searching for documents or obtaining copies of documents back to 1/1/1987 can be done through Tapestry at www.landrecords.net and paying by credit card.
Recording is our first priority. Requests are processed in the order received and as we have time available.
General information of ownership, recent transfers, satisfaction of mortgages or other document requests will be researched back 5 years. Research back beyond 5 years will need to be completed by one of the methods listed below, or by requesting a Tract Inventory or Abstract of Title Update from a private abstract company, title company or researcher. Click here for list of Abstractors/Title Companies. The Kandiyohi County Recorder's Office does NOT abstract nor perform title searches. Click here for Fees Schedule. Payment is required prior to our office processing requests. We do accept credit card payments through PayGov.us. Please submit Credit Card Payment Form with your request. Email your request to recorder@KCMN.us or fax to 320-231-6284 and include your name, address, phone number, fax number and email address. A reply for information request will be made within approximately 3-5 business days.
2. Tapestry- for the occasional user
Tapestry is an Internet access program designed for the occasional user working in a real-estate related business. If you do not have a good real estate background, you are best advised to visit the office of your local Recorder/Registrar of Titles and get assistance to locate your documents. If you do have a good real estate background, you will have no difficulty using Tapestry. Tapestry offers access to other counties in Minnesota and the Midwest. Fees are assessed to pay for support and maintenance of the system. If you are interested in searching the real estate records in the Kandiyohi County Office of the Recorder/Registrar of Titles, click TAPESTRY. NOTE: You will need to disable your pop-up blocker to view images.
3. Laredo - for the daily, professional user
Laredo is an Internet access program designed for abstract/title companies, title insurance firms and other real estate-related businesses that need access daily to the land records in the Kandiyohi County Recorder/Registrar of Titles office. If your real estate-related firm needs only occasional access, or if your computer expertise is limited, please consider using TAPESTRY instead. Fees are assessed to pay for support and maintenance of the system. If you represent a firm interested in searching the real estate records in the Kandiyohi County Office of the Recorder/Registrar of Titles on a daily basis, click LAREDO.