Recorder of Deeds Forms

Affidavit for Realty Transfer Tax

Click here to download the Affidavit for Realty Transfer Tax form.

Note: An Affidavit of Contract Date may be returned in lieu of a copy of the contract of sale for the 1st homebuyer. The affidavit must be signed and notarized.

Note: Additional information is required when submitting the Affidavit for Realty Transfer Tax form. Please see Obtaining the General Information Sheet for instructions.


First Time Home Buyer Affidavit

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Realty Transfer Tax Return & Affidavit of Gain and Value

(Form 5402)- State of Delaware (Updated 7/2017. Older versions of the form will not be accepted by the State of Delaware.)
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Note: For Part C Line 7 of the form, an Affidavit of Contract Date may be returned in lieu of a copy of the contract of sale.


Request for Redaction of Personal Identifiable Information

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Real Estate Tax Return Declaration of Estimated Income Tax (effective Jan. 1, 2011)

(Form 5403)- State of Delaware
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