Conveyance Form

For the transfer of legal title of real property from one person to another, subject to a conveyance fee based on the value of real estate sold or transferred. The conveyance fee for Medina County is $3.00 per $1,000 of the sale price. (For a sale ending in a fraction of $100, the sale price is rounded up to the nearest $100.)

Exempt Conveyance Form

For the transfer of legal title of real property from one person to another, exempt from a conveyance fee for any of the following reasons:

  1. To or from the United States, this state or any instrumentality, agency or political subdivision of the United States or this state.

  2. Solely in order to provide or release security for a debt or obligation.

  3. To confirm or correct a deed previously executed and recorded.

  4. To evidence a gift, in any form, between husband and wife, or parent and child, or the spouse of either.

  5. On sale for delinquent taxes or assessments.

  6. Pursuant to court order, to the extent that such transfer is not the result of a sale effected or completed pursuant to such order.

  7. Pursuant to a reorganization of corporations or unincorporated associations or pursuant to the dissolution of a corporation, to the extent that the corporation conveys the property to a stockholder as a distribution in kind of the corporation’s assets in exchange for the stockholder’s shares in the dissolved corporation.

  8. By a subsidiary corporation to its parent corporation for no consideration, nominal consideration or in sole consideration of the cancellation or surrender of the subsidiary’s stock.

  9. By lease, whether or not it extends to mineral or mineral rights, unless the lease is for a term of years renewable forever.

  10. When the value of the real property or interest in real property conveyed does not exceed $100.

  11. Of an occupied residential property being transferred to the builder of a new residence when the former residence is traded as part of the consideration for the new residence.

  12. To a grantee other than a dealer in real property, solely for the purpose of and as a step in, its prompt sale to others.

  13. To or from a person when no money or other valuable and tangible consideration readily convertible into money is paid or to be paid for the real estate and the transaction is not a gift.

  14. To an heir or devisee, between spouses or to a surviving spouse, from a person to himself and others, to a surviving tenant, or on the death of a registered owner.

  15. To a trustee acting on behalf of minor children of the deceased.

  16. Of an easement or right-of-way when the value of the interest conveyed does not exceed $1,000.

  17. Of property sold to a surviving spouse pursuant to Ohio Revised Code section (O.R.C.) 2106.16.

  18. To or from an organization exempt from federal income under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3), provided such transfer is without consideration and is in furtherance of the charitable or public purpose of such organization.

  19. Among the heirs at law or devisees, including a surviving spouse of a common decedent, when no consideration in money is paid or to be paid for the real property.

  20. To a trustee of a trust, when the grantor of the trust has reserved an unlimited power to revoke the trust.

  21. To the grantor of a trust by a trustee of the trust, when the transfer is made to the grantor pursuant to the exercise of the grantor’s power to revoke the trust or to withdraw trust assets.

  22. To the beneficiaries of a trust if the fee was paid on the transfer from the grantor of the trust to the trustee or pursuant to trust provisions that became irrevocable at the death of the grantor.

  23. To a corporation for incorporation into a sports facility constructed pursuant to O.R.C. section 307.696[307.69.6].

  24. Between persons pursuant to O.R.C. section 5302.18.

  25. From a county land reutilization corporation organized under O.R.C. section 1724 to a third party.