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MCL 600.2567 600.2567a  
  RECORDING REMON  
PAGES FEES FEES TOTAL
       
1  $       10.00  $       4.00  $     14.00
2  $       13.00  $       4.00  $     17.00
3  $       16.00  $       4.00  $     20.00
4  $       19.00  $       4.00  $     23.00
5  $       22.00  $       4.00  $     26.00
6  $       25.00  $       4.00  $     29.00
7  $       28.00  $       4.00  $     32.00
8  $       31.00  $       4.00  $     35.00
9  $       34.00  $       4.00  $     38.00
10  $       37.00  $       4.00  $     41.00
11  $       40.00  $       4.00  $     44.00
12  $       43.00  $       4.00  $     47.00
13  $       46.00  $       4.00  $     50.00
14  $       49.00  $       4.00  $     53.00
15  $       52.00  $       4.00  $     56.00
16  $       55.00  $       4.00  $     59.00
17  $       58.00  $       4.00  $     62.00
18  $       61.00  $       4.00  $     65.00
19  $       64.00  $       4.00  $     68.00
20  $       67.00  $       4.00  $     71.00
21  $       70.00  $       4.00  $     74.00
22  $       73.00  $       4.00  $     77.00
23  $       76.00  $       4.00  $     80.00
24  $       79.00  $       4.00  $     83.00
25  $       82.00  $       4.00  $     86.00
26  $       85.00  $       4.00  $     89.00
27  $       88.00  $       4.00  $     92.00
28  $       91.00  $       4.00  $     95.00
29  $       94.00  $       4.00  $     98.00
30  $       97.00  $       4.00  $    101.00
31  $      100.00  $       4.00  $    104.00
32  $      103.00  $       4.00  $    107.00
33  $      106.00  $       4.00  $    110.00
34  $      109.00  $       4.00  $    113.00
35  $      112.00  $       4.00  $    116.00
36  $      115.00  $       4.00  $    119.00
37  $      118.00  $       4.00  $    122.00
38  $      121.00  $       4.00  $    125.00
39  $      124.00  $       4.00  $    128.00
40  $      127.00  $       4.00  $    131.00
41  $      130.00  $       4.00  $    134.00
42  $      133.00  $       4.00  $    137.00
43  $      136.00  $       4.00  $    140.00
44  $      139.00  $       4.00  $    143.00
45  $      142.00  $       4.00  $    146.00
46  $      145.00  $       4.00  $    149.00
47  $      148.00  $       4.00  $    152.00
48  $      151.00  $       4.00  $    155.00
49  $      154.00  $       4.00  $    158.00
50  $      157.00  $       4.00  $    161.00

    

MCL 600.2567 600.2567a  
  RECORDING REMON  
PAGES FEES FEES TOTAL
       
51  $      160.00  $       4.00  $    164.00
52  $      163.00  $       4.00  $    167.00
53  $      166.00  $       4.00  $    170.00
54  $      169.00  $       4.00  $    173.00
55  $      172.00  $       4.00  $    176.00
56  $      175.00  $       4.00  $    179.00
57  $      178.00  $       4.00  $    182.00
58  $      181.00  $       4.00  $    185.00
59  $      184.00  $       4.00  $    188.00
60  $      187.00  $       4.00  $    191.00
61  $      190.00  $       4.00  $    194.00
62  $      193.00  $       4.00  $    197.00
63  $      196.00  $       4.00  $    200.00
64  $      199.00  $       4.00  $    203.00
65  $      202.00  $       4.00  $    206.00
66  $      205.00  $       4.00  $    209.00
67  $      208.00  $       4.00  $    212.00
68  $      211.00  $       4.00  $    215.00
69  $      214.00  $       4.00  $    218.00
70  $      217.00  $       4.00  $    221.00
71  $      220.00  $       4.00  $    224.00
72  $      223.00  $       4.00  $    227.00
73  $      226.00  $       4.00  $    230.00
74  $      229.00  $       4.00  $    233.00
75  $      232.00  $       4.00  $    236.00
76  $      235.00  $       4.00  $    239.00
77  $      238.00  $       4.00  $    242.00
78  $      241.00  $       4.00  $    245.00
79  $      244.00  $       4.00  $    248.00
80  $      247.00  $       4.00  $    251.00
81  $      250.00  $       4.00  $    254.00
82  $      253.00  $       4.00  $    257.00
83  $      256.00  $       4.00  $    260.00
84  $      259.00  $       4.00  $    263.00
85  $      262.00  $       4.00  $    266.00
86  $      265.00  $       4.00  $    269.00
87  $      268.00  $       4.00  $    272.00
88  $      271.00  $       4.00  $    275.00
89  $      274.00  $       4.00  $    278.00
90  $      277.00  $       4.00  $    281.00
91  $      280.00  $       4.00  $    284.00
92  $      283.00  $       4.00  $    287.00
93  $      286.00  $       4.00  $    290.00
94  $      289.00  $       4.00  $    293.00
95  $      292.00  $       4.00  $    296.00
96  $      295.00  $       4.00  $    299.00
97  $      298.00  $       4.00  $    302.00
98  $      301.00  $       4.00  $    305.00
99  $      304.00  $       4.00  $    308.00
100  $      307.00  $       4.00  $    311.00

     

 

600.2567 Fees of register of deeds; imposition of fee by charter county; "page" defined.

Sec. 2567.

(1) Except as provided in subsection (3), a register of deeds is entitled to the following fees, which are not taxable as costs except as indicated:

(a) For entering and recording a deed, mortgage, certified copy of an attachment, notice of the pendency of a suit, or other instrument, $8.00 for the first page and $3.00 for each additional and succeeding page. The fee shall be paid when the deed, mortgage, certified copy of an attachment, notice of the pendency of a suit, or other instrument is left for record. The register of deeds shall deposit $5.00 of the total fee collected for each recording into the automation fund if a fund has been established under section 2568. For any document that assigns or discharges more than 1 instrument, $3.00 shall be added to the recording fee for each additional instrument assigned or discharged.

(b) For copies of any records or papers, if required, $1.00 per page, taxable as costs if otherwise allowed.

(c) For a seal to exemplification, $1.00.

(d) For searching the records and files, on request, by the office of the register of deeds, 50 cents for each year for which grantor/grantee searches are made, with a minimum fee of $5.00, except that the fee for tract index searches shall be based upon the cost of establishing and maintaining a tract index.

(e) For filing every other paper, and making an entry of it, if necessary, $1.00, unless otherwise specifically provided for.

(f) For searching for every other paper, on request, by the office of the register of deeds, $1.00 for each paperexamined.

(2) In addition to any other fees prescribed in subsection (1) or (3), a register of deeds shall collect a fee of $2.00 for entering and recording a deed, mortgage, certified copy of an attachment, notice of the pendency of a suit, or other instrument. The fee shall be paid when the deed, mortgage, certified copy of an attachment, notice of the pendency of a suit, or other instrument is left for record.

(3) A charter county may impose a fee schedule by ordinance or resolution with different amounts than the amounts prescribed by subsection (1). A charter county shall not impose a fee that is greater than the cost of the service for which the fee is charged.

(4) As used in this section, "page" means 1 side of a single sheet of paper at least 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches in length and not exceeding 8-1/2 inches by 14 inches in length and not less than 20-pound weight.

 


History: 1961, Act 236, Eff. Jan. 1, 1963 ;-- Am. 1963, Act 240, Eff. Sept. 6, 1963 ;-- Am. 1964, Act 179, Eff. Jan. 1, 1965 ;-- Am. 1972, Act 102, Eff. Jan. 1,1973 ;-- Am. 1984, Act 127, Eff. July 1, 1984 ;-- Am. 1984, Act 300, Imd. Eff. Dec. 21, 1984 ;-- Am. 1990, Act 346, Eff. Jan. 1, 1991 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 698, Eff. Mar. 31, 2003 ;-- Am. 2004, Act 538, Eff. Mar. 30, 2005

 

600.2567a Fee for recording instrument; amount and payment; additional to other fees; remittance and disposition of fees; limitation; applicability of section; �county plan� defined.

Sec. 2567a.

(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (4), the county register of deeds shall collect a fee for recording any instrument. Before January 1, 2023, the fee shall be $4.00. Beginning January 1, 2023, the fee shall be $2.00. The fee shall be paid when the instrument is left for record.

(2) The fee required by this section is in addition to any fees required in section 2567 or fees or charges otherwise required by law for the recording of instruments.

(3) The fees collected under this section shall be remitted to the state treasurer quarterly, and shall be deposited by the state treasurer in the survey and remonumentation fund created in section 11 of the state survey and remonumentation act, 1990 PA 345, MCL 54.271, except that a county may retain not more than 1-1/2% of each fee collected under subsection (1) to cover the costs of administering this section.

(4) If, pursuant to a contract under section 8(5) of the state survey and remonumentation act, 1990 PA 345, MCL 54.268, a county has expended funds to expedite the completion of its county plan, the county may apply not more than 50% of its annual grant revenue under section 12(1)(a) of the state survey and remonumentation act, 1990 PA 345, MCL 54.272, to reimburse itself for these expenditures, until these expenditures have been fully reimbursed.

(5) This section does not apply to any of the following:

(a) An agency of the state when filing or recording any instrument with the county register of deeds under the state tax lien registration act, 1968 PA 203, MCL 211.681 to 211.687.

(b) An individual or any public or private legal entity when recording a lien or discharge of a lien with the county register of deeds under section 15 of the Michigan employment security act, 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1, MCL 421.15.

(c) An agency of the federal government when filing or recording any instrument with the county register of deeds under the uniform federal lien registration act, 1983 PA 102, MCL 211.661 to 211.668.

(d) An individual or any public or private legal entity when recording any instrument with the county register of deeds under the uniform commercial code, 1962 PA 174, MCL 440.1101 to 440.11102.

(e) A foreclosing governmental unit when recording any instrument required under sections 78 to 78o of the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211.78 to 211.78o.

(6) As used in this section, "county plan" means a monumentation and remonumentation plan under section 8 of the state survey and remonumentation act, 1990 PA 345, MCL 54.268.

 


History: Add. 1990, Act 346, Eff. Jan. 1, 1991 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 700, Eff. Mar. 31, 2003 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 662, Eff. Mar. 30, 2007

 

Michigan Real Estate Transfer Tax

A written instrument subject to the tax imposed by MCL 207.505 and MCL 207.526 shall state on its face the TOTAL CONSIDERATION of the real property.  Transfer tax imposed by each act shall be collected unless said instrument of transfer is exempt from either or both acts and such exemptions are stated on the face of the deed.

The tax shall be upon the person who is the seller or grantor.  MCL 207.502(2) or MCL 207.523(2).

In the case of an exchange of two properties, the deeds transferring title to each are subject to tax, and in each case shall be computed on the basis of the actual value of the property conveyed.  MCL 207.502(a).

Conveyances affecting property situated in more than one county must state the portion of the sale price attributable to each parcel lying in the separate counties and transfer tax must be paid to each county for that portion of the sale price.  Documentary stamps shall be purchased only in the county in which the property is located.  MCL 207.507, MCL 207.528.

No fee is charged for filing the "Real Estate Transfer Valuation Affidavit", however, it must state the following on the face of the document:
"Real Estate Valuation Affidavit on file".  MCL 207.511, MCL 207.525.







 


Fixture Filing Fees
(to be recorded in real estates records)

MCLA 440.9403, MSA 19.9403
Standard form - $15.00


Copy Fees

Copies of real estate records - $1.00 per page
Certification of recorded documents $1.00
(Note:  certified documents must be copies in its entirety)
Copy of Plats - $2.00 per page


Uniform Commercial Code fees (UCC's)

Act No. 348 Public Acts of 2000, as amended,
Uniform Commercial Code, MCLA 440.9405, MSA 19.9405
Effective July 1st, 2001
Send all UCC filings to:
Michigan Department of Secretary of State
UCC Section
Lansing,MI  48909-7697

Terminations - $15.00

UCC Search Fees

UCC Search - $6.00 per name
UCC State Tax Lien Certificate - $3.00 per name
UCC Federal Tax Lien Certificate - $3.00 per name
Copy of UCC filings - $2.00 per page
Copy of State & Federal Liens - $1.00 per page
UCC Certification - $1.00 per record
 

LAST UPDATE ON Tuesday April 14, 2009