Statutory Fees

Recording Fees

Effective OCTOBER 1, 2016 in the State of Michigan

Regardless of the number of pages, all documents will cost $30.00 to record, this cost is inclusive of Michigan Remonumentation and Register of Deeds Automation fees.

 

*$4.00 of this fee is deposited to the Michigan State Survey and Remonumentation(MSSR) fund.
[The $4.00 MSSR fee is not assessed on Fixture Filings, State Liens, Federal Liens, MESC Liens, State Deeds, Plats or Tax Reversion Documents. MCLA 600.2567a(4)]

Assignment and Discharge Fees

For any document which assigns or discharges more than one instrument:

$3.00 shall be added to the recording fee for each additional instrument so assigned or discharged.

Warranty Deeds – Land Contracts

A tax certificate must be obtained from the County Treasurer’s Office prior to recording any of the following [MCLA 211.135]:

  • Warranty Deed
  • Any Deed which contains a covenant of warranty
  • Land Contract
  • Assignment of Land Contract with warranty clause
  • Master Deed for Condominium

Tax Certificates:

  • $5.00 for up to 5 descriptions
  • .20 per additional description over 5.

Copy and Search Fees

Copy Fee
Real Estate Record Copy $1.00 per page
Certification Fee
Fee for certification of any of the above copies. (To be eligible for certification, the document must be copied in its entirety.) $5.00 per document
Fees for Filing and Indexing
Financing Statement or Fixture Filing [MCL440.9525(1)] $15.00
Fees for Searches and Copies
Request for a search of the records including issuing a certificate describing each presently effective record filed concerning the debtor N/A
Plus Per Page fee for copies requested