Fees

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: St. Clair County Register of Deeds

Recording:

For recording any deed, mortgage, lis pendens, certified copy, or other instrument:
First page $  14.00
Each additional page $  3.00*
 Any Deed/Land Contract requiring a tax certificate $  1.00
Any document which assigns or discharges more than one instrument (MCL 600.2567(1)(a)):
$3.00 shall be added to the recording fee for each additional instrument so assigned or discharged.

Tax Certificates:

A tax certificate must be obtained prior to recording any of the following (MCLA 211.135):
  • Warranty Deed
  • A deed which contains a covenant of warranty
  • Land Contract
  • Assignment of Land Contract with warranty clause

Michigan Real Estate Transfer Tax:

County Transfer Tax Fee  $1.10 per thousand dollar sale amount stated on deed
State Transfer Tax Fee $7.50 per thousand dollar sale amount stated on deed

Copies:

Copy, real estate records, per page: $1.00
Copy, U.C.C. filing, per page: $2.00
Copy, State or Federal Tax Lien, per page $1.00
Copy, Plats of Record $2.00 per page
Fee for certification of any of the above copies, per document $1.00

Fixture Filings:

MCLA 440.9403, MSA 19.9403 ( to be recorded in real estate records)
Standard form: $15.00
(included record owners) These fees will apply to any Amendment, Assignment, Continuation and Partial Release filed.
Termination of fixture filing - $15.00

U.C.C. Lien Search

U.C.C. 11 form must be provided.  They are available at www.michigan.gov.

State tax lien search certificate $3.00
Federal tax lien search certificate $3.00
Financing statement (U.C.C.) search certificate:
 1 debtor name (with or without SSN or TIN) $6.00


Call 810.989.6930 for breakdown of fees for other services we offer.



Contact Information

St. Clair County Register of Deeds
200 Grand River Avenue, Suite 103
Port Huron, MI 48060

Phone: (810) 989-6930
Fax: (810) 985-4795
Email: Register of Deeds