2015 ORS 93.635¹
Acknowledgment and recording of instruments contracting to convey fee title

(1) All instruments contracting to convey fee title to any real property, at a time more than 12 months from the date that the instrument is executed and the parties are bound, shall be acknowledged, in the manner provided for acknowledgment of deeds, by the conveyor of the title to be conveyed. Except for those instruments listed in subsection (2) of this section, all such instruments, or a memorandum thereof, shall be recorded by the conveyor not later than 15 days after the instrument is executed and the parties are bound thereby.

(2) The following instruments contracting to convey fee title to any real property may be recorded as provided in subsection (1) of this section, but that subsection does not require such recordation of:

(a) Earnest money or preliminary sales agreements;

(b) Options; or

(c) Rights of first refusal. [1975 c.618 §4; 1977 c.724 §1; 1987 c.586 §23]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Contents of recorded memorandum, (1975) Vol 37, p 996

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Recording loca­tion, type and de­gree of hazard of ma­te­ri­al buried in hazardous waste disposal site, (1979) Vol 40, p 188

Chapter 93

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Records involving title to real prop­erty registered under the Torrens system, (1972) Vol 35, p 1032


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 93—Conveyancing and Recording, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors093.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 93, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano093.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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