Land Notifications


The Rice County Recorder’s Office is using the website Land Notification which allows residents to monitor their personal name or business name for real estate activity. You can create one or more alerts that are triggered when real estate records are recorded with the Rice County Recorder’s Office. This is a free service for Rice County residents. 

This helps property owners prevent fraud by giving them information about documents that are being recorded against their name, business, or property. This system allows potential problems to be caught early. Residents of Rice County can monitor records on their property. This is a step in protecting your most valuable asset. 

What is property fraud and how often does it happen? 

When someone illegally uses your name on records related to your property for financial gain or acquisition of your assets. Mortgage and real estate fraud does occur and is a growing crime in our society. 

How does this work?

Once you have signed up for Land Notification it will search from that day forward. Each time there is recording activity on a specific property or name, an email is generated notifying the individual of this activity. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Will I get unwanted emails? 

You will only be contacted when a record with your name is recorded on an official document.

How do I sign up?

A Google or Yahoo account tis required to sign up. 
Visit the Land Notification site at, enter your personal email address, name or business name and you’re done.

Note that not all documents are connected to parcel identification numbers. 
Anyone with questions should contact
 Michael Fangman, Rice County Recorder/Registrar of Titles
 Email the Recorder


Errors and Omissions

This is a working index and may contain errors and omissions due to errors in the preparation of the original documents or in the indexing of the document. The indexes are double entry verified after they are recorded. The system will send your alerts based on the information you enter into the system.


Contact us to report any errors or omissions or if you have questions about this website.

Rice County Recorder
320 Third St. NW
Faribault, MN 55021
[email protected]


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