In Nicollet County, the recorder is also the abstracter for the county. An abstracter compiles all the records pertaining to a certain piece of property in an abbreviated form. This is called an abstract. The recorder creates new abstracts as well as continuing existing abstracts.
Owners & Encumbrance Reports
An Owners & Encumbrance Report (O&E) is a report listing current owners and open mortgages or liens. An O&E can be obtained from the Nicollet County Recorder’s Office.
Registered Property Abstracts
The Nicollet County Recorder’s Office also provides Registered Property Abstracts, also known as Conditions of Registers/RPAs.