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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


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


    Copy, State or Federal Tax Lien


    Copy, Plats of Record, per page


    Certification of any of the above copies


    State tax lien search certificate


    Federal tax lien search certificate


    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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