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Schedule of Fees for Recording & Filing Instruments

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    Tax Certificates

    WARRANTY DEEDS, Master Deeds, LAND CONTRACTS or ASSIGNMENT of LAND CONTRACTS, which contain a covenant of warrant, must have a tax certificate from the County Treasurer's Office (MCLA 211.135):

    • Up to 5 Descriptions:     $5.00      Each Additional Description:     $0.20

     

    Recording Fees

    For entering and recording a DEED, MORTGAGE, LIS PENDENS, DOCUMENT, or OTHER INSTRUMENT:

    • First Page:     $14.00*     Each additional page:  $3.00

    *$4.00 of this fee is deposited to the Michigan State Survey & Remonumentation (MSSR) fund. Any document, which assigns or discharges more than one instrument, $3.00 shall be added to the recording fee for each additional instrument assigned or discharged.

    • U.C.C. / Fixture Filing      $15.00

     

    Copies and Searches

    Copy, real estate records

    $1.00

    Copy, U.C.C. filing, per page

    $2.00

    Copy, State or Federal Tax Lien

    $1.00

    Copy, Plats of Record, per page

    $2.00

    Certification of any of the above copies

    $1.00

    State tax lien search certificate

    $3.00

    Federal tax lien search certificate

    $3.00

    Financing statement search certificate (U.C.C.)

    1 debtor name $6.00

    Transfer Tax on Total Consideration

    County Transfer Tax = $1.10 per $1,000.00
    State Transfer Tax = $7.50 per $1,000.00
    State Transfer Tax became effective January 1, 1995

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