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Online Property Records

Property Information Search
Free access to property tax information. Search by parcel ID, house number or street address. Go to Property Information Search.

Tax Facts Property Information Request
The Tax Facts Property Information Request is used by real estate professionals to obtain property tax information. The reports will be sent to your email in PDF format. Go to Tax Facts.

RecordEASE is the County’s commercial product for accessing land records maintained by the County Recorder and Registrar of Titles Office of Dakota County. For a low monthly subscription fee, users will have access to recorded documents and images in RecordEASE.

Become a subscriber
An escrow account is required to subscribe to RecordEASE in Dakota County, and the following forms must be completed and returned with original inked signature:

RecordEASE User ID/Escrow Account Application Form
Subscriber Agreement

Send completed forms to:
Dakota County Property Taxation & Records
Attn: RecordEASE Subscriber Administrator
1590 Highway 55
Hastings, MN 55033

RecordEASE allows you to view these files:

  • Abstract and Torrens records (computerized tract index is searchable starting Aug. 26, 1993)
  • Abstract Document images back to Dec. 1, 1994 starting with #1253094
  • Torrens Document images back to April 5, 1993 starting with #275402

RecordEASE allows you to search records by legal description (tract index), grantor/grantee names and document types. You can view the first available images of documents in TIFF format and track escrow balances.

Using RecordEASE
RecordEASE is designed for use as a search tool for information on individual property parcels.  Multiple parcel data downloads; screen scraping programs or other computer extraction techniques are strictly prohibited.  Dakota County reserves the right to deny access to the site by any individual or party determined to be misusing this site.

Documents available online
To see what documents are available online, see the Current Standing tables below which defines the start dates of available data and/or images.


 Abstract Current Standing


Currently Numbering 05/27/2016
Computer Index Thru 05/25/2016
Computer Verify Thru 05/24/2016
Original Docs Mailed Out Thru 05/24/2016
1st Doc # In Computer # 658675.0 07/01/1984
1st Image In Computer # 1253094.0 12/01/1994
Research Calls Thru 05/24/2016

 Torrens Current Standing


Currently Numbering 05/27/2016
Computer Index Thru 05/26/2016
Memorials/Transfers Thru 05/26/2016
Original Docs Mailed Out Thru 05/23/2016
1st Doc # In Computer # T138392.0 07/01/1984
1st Image In Computer # T275402.0 04/05/1993

Last updated: 4/5/2016 8:57 AM