I don't have a "Sales Book" but I do keep a Sales Box with the property files for one year's worth of sales.  I usually update this every month or month & half. I attach a list that gives Buyer, Seller, Price, Res. sq. ft., Land Size and Tax Map number.  This is arranged by parcel ID.  It is a great help to appraisers.  And if a file is misfiled, it is easy to find in the box.  If it got put back in the file cabinet in the wrong place--lord knows when I'd find it.
Our Clerk files the property transfers by date for each calendar year.
Marianne in Windsor
In a message dated 6/10/2008 2:01:22 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [log in to unmask] writes:

Our Town Clerk keeps them by date for one year in her daybook and the listers keep three years alpha by buyer, each year retiring the oldest to the Town Clerk’s vault.  Would love to see them scanned and on our web page but waiting for the state to do it all for us electronically.  THETFORD LISTERS


Now, a related question:  how many listers copy them into a separate Sales Book, with supporting documents, filed by Sales Price?  Thanks in advance for any input.  THETFORD LISTERS


From: Vermont Municipal Government Discussion Network [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Judy Stratton
Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2008 12:45 PM
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Subject: [SPAM] property transfers


I would like to know how people keep their property transfers / by date or name?



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