SCHEDULE OF FEES FOR RECORDING AND FILING INSTRUMENTS

IN CRAWFORD COUNTY MICHIGAN

 

 

 

 

Crawford County Register of Deeds

Sandra Moore County Clerk/Register of Deeds

200 West Michigan Avenue

Grayling, MI  49738

Phone: (989) 348-2841

Fax:      (989) 344-3223
email - smoore@crawfordco.org

Statutory Fees

Act No. 346 Public Acts of 1990

Effective January 1, 1991

MCLA 600.2567………MSA 27 A 2567

*   Recording Requirements

*   Recording Fees

*   Tax Certificates

*   Michigan Real Estate Transfer Tax

*   Copies and Searches

*   Uniform Commercial Code Fees

*   Fixture Filings

*   Michigan Real Estate Transfer Tax

 

 

 

 

 Note: You must contact the Chief Deputy Register of Deeds
at bcherven@crawfordco.org to receive and pay for all copies of documents

Web Access to Clerk / Register of Deeds Information

 

RECORDING REQUIREMENTS

 

 

1.      Signatures must be original and names must be typed, stamped or printed beneath

all written signatures.  MCLA 565.201 (a)(e)

 

  1. No discrepancy in the names shall exist between the printed names of such person, as appears either in the signature, the acknowledgment or jurat. MCLA 565.201 (b)

 

  1. Instruments conveying or mortgaging any interest in real estate shall state the marital status of any male grantors. MCLA 565.221

 

  1. The addresses of all parties must appear on any instrument by which title to any interest therein is conveyed, assigned, encumbered or otherwise disposed of. MCLA 565.201 (a) (f)

 

  1. The name and address of the person who drafted the document must appear on the documents executed in Michigan. MCLA 565.201A, 565.203

 

  1. Documents purporting to convey or encumber real estate executed in Michigan must have an acknowledgment by a notary public. MCLA 565.8

 

  1. A certified copy of the death certificate or proof of death must be recorded when the instrument of conveyance states “survivor” in the grantor’s section. MCLA 565.48

 

  1. Court orders must be certified and sealed by the clerk of the court to be eligible for recording. MCLA 565.401, 565.411

 

  1. There must be sufficient space available on the document to apply the recording information or an additional page fee must be paid.

 

  1. THE DEFINITION OF A PAGE:  One side of a single sheet of paper not larger than 8 1/2” x 14” with print not smaller than 8 point type (9 lines per inch), which shall be legible and on paper of not less than 13 (17 x 220500) pound weight. MCLA 565.201 (g)

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECORDING FEES

 

 

For entering and RECORDING any DEED, MORTGAGE, LIS PENDENS,

 CERTIFIED COPY, 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 so assigned or discharged.

 

 

The Michigan State Survey and Remonumentation fee is not required for Fixture Filings, State Liens, Federal Liens, MESC Liens, State Deeds or Plats.

 

 

 

TAX CERTIFICATES

 

 

A tax certificate must be obtained from the County Treasurer’s Office 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

 

 

 

Fee for tax certificate:

 

For up to 5 descriptions…………………….$ 5.00

Each additional description………………...$   .20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MICHIGAN REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX

MCL 207.505……………………………………….………………………MCL 207.526

 

 

A written instrument subject to the tax imposed by MCL 207.505 Sec. 5 and MCL 207.526 Sec. 6 shall state on its face the TOTAL CONSIDERATION of the real property, or a Real Estate Transfer Valuation Affidavit shall be filed. (See acts for details)

 

Transfer tax imposed by each act shall be collected unless the transfer is exempt from either or both acts and such exemptions are stated on the face of the instrument.

 

The tax shall be upon the person who is the seller or the grantor.

 

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.

 

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.

 

No fee is charged for filing the “Real Estate Transfer Valuation Affidavit”, but the instrument should state that a real estate transfer valuation affidavit is being filed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

COPIES AND SEARCHES

 

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....………………………….......$1.00

 

 

Fee for certification of any

of the above copies, per document……….....$1.00

Search Fee of any of the above

copies, minimum fee………………………….$5.00

 

 

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 SSN or TIN)………………….....$6.00

1 debtor name (without SSN or TIN)…………….…...$6.00

.

 

 

 

 

 

UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE FEES

 

 

Act No. 130 P.A. of 1988 as amended, Uniform Commercial Code, MCLA 440.9405 etal., MSA 19.9405.

 

Standard Form is defined as the form prescribed by the Secretary of State.

 

Filing a standard form/2 debtor name ……… $ 10.00

Each additional name to be indexed………....$ 10.00

Termination Statement……………….……..…$ 10.00

           

These fees also apply to any Amendment, Assignment, Continuation, and Partial Release filed.

 

FIXTURE FILINGS;   MCLA 440.9403, MSA 19.9403

(to be recorded in the real estate records)

 

Standard form; two names – 1st page.………..$ 10.00

Up to 100 pages

Over 100 pages………………………………...$ 12.00

Each additional name to be indexed………….$ 10.00

(including record owners)

 

These fees will apply to any Amendment, Assignment,

Continuation and Partial Release filed.

 

Termination of fixture filing……………………... $ 10.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

MICHIGAN REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX

 

 

If the value of the real estate transferred is $100.00 or more,

payment of State and County transfer tax is required.

 

Rate of County tax = .55c for each $500 or fraction thereof.

Rate of State tax = 3.75 for each $500 or fraction thereof.

 

 

 

Transfer Tax stamps shall be purchased only in

   the County in which the property is located.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

        SALE PRICE

 STATE

COUNTY

  TOTAL

 

        SALE PRICE

 STATE

COUNTY

  TOTAL

at least

at most

0.75

0.11

 

 

at least

at most

0.75

0.11

 

100.00

500.00

3.75

0.55

4.30

 

50000.01

50500.00

378.75

55.55

434.30

500.01

1000.00

7.50

1.10

8.60

 

50500.01

51000.00

382.50

56.10

438.60

1000.01

1500.00

11.25

1.65

12.90

 

51000.01

51500.00

386.25

56.65

442.90

1500.01

2000.00

15.00

2.20

17.20

 

51500.01

52000.00

390.00

57.20

447.20

2000.01

2500.00

18.75

2.75

21.50

 

52000.01

52500.00

393.75

57.75

451.50

2500.01

3000.00

22.50

3.30

25.80

 

52500.01

53000.00

397.50

58.30

455.80

3000.01

3500.00

26.25

3.85

30.10

 

53000.01

53500.00

401.25

58.85

460.10

3500.01

4000.00

30.00

4.40

34.40

 

53500.01

54000.00

405.00

59.40

464.40

4000.01

4500.00

33.75

4.95

38.70

 

54000.01

54500.00

408.75

59.95

468.70

4500.01

5000.00

37.50

5.50

43.00

 

54500.01

55000.00

412.50

60.50

473.00

5000.01

5500.00

41.25

6.05

47.30

 

55000.01

55500.00

416.25

61.05

477.30

5500.01

6000.00

45.00

6.60

51.60

 

55500.01

56000.00

420.00

61.60

481.60

6000.01

6500.00

48.75

7.15

55.90

 

56000.01

56500.00

423.75

62.15

485.90

6500.01

7000.00

52.50

7.70

60.20

 

56500.01

57000.00

427.50

62.70

490.20

7000.01

7500.00

56.25

8.25

64.50

 

57000.01

57500.00

431.25

63.25

494.50

7500.01

8000.00

60.00

8.80

68.80

 

57500.01

58000.00

435.00

63.80

498.80

8000.01

8500.00

63.75

9.35

73.10

 

58000.01

58500.00

438.75

64.35

503.10

8500.01

9000.00

67.50

9.90

77.40

 

58500.01

59000.00

442.50

64.90

507.40

9000.01

9500.00

71.25

10.45

81.70

 

59000.01

59500.00

446.25

65.45

511.70

9500.01

10000.00

75.00

11.00

86.00

 

59500.01

60000.00

450.00

66.00

516.00

10000.01

10500.00

78.75

11.55

90.30

 

60000.01

60500.00

453.75

66.55

520.30

10500.01

11000.00

82.50

12.10

94.60

 

60500.01

61000.00

457.50

67.10

524.60

11000.01

11500.00

86.25

12.65

98.90

 

61000.01

61500.00

461.25

67.65

528.90

11500.01

12000.00

90.00

13.20

103.20

 

61500.01

62000.00

465.00

68.20

533.20

12000.01

12500.00

93.75

13.75

107.50

 

62000.01

62500.00

468.75

68.75

537.50

12500.01

13000.00

97.50

14.30

111.80

 

62500.01

63000.00

472.50

69.30

541.80

13000.01

13500.00

101.25

14.85

116.10

 

63000.01

63500.00

476.25

69.85

546.10

13500.01

14000.00

105.00

15.40

120.40

 

63500.01

64000.00

480.00

70.40

550.40

14000.01

14500.00

108.75

15.95

124.70

 

64000.01

64500.00

483.75

70.95

554.70

14500.01

15000.00

112.50

16.50

129.00

 

64500.01

65000.00

487.50

71.50

559.00

15000.01

15500.00

116.25

17.05

133.30

 

65000.01

65500.00

491.25

72.05

563.30

15500.01

16000.00

120.00

17.60

137.60

 

65500.01

66000.00

495.00

72.60

567.60

16000.01

16500.00

123.75

18.15

141.90

 

66000.01

66500.00

498.75

73.15

571.90

16500.01

17000.00

127.50

18.70

146.20

 

66500.01

67000.00

502.50

73.70

576.20

17000.01

17500.00

131.25

19.25

150.50

 

67000.01

67500.00

506.25

74.25

580.50

17500.01

18000.00

135.00

19.80

154.80

 

67500.01

68000.00

510.00

74.80

584.80

18000.01

18500.00

138.75

20.35

159.10

 

68000.01

68500.00

513.75

75.35

589.10

18500.01

19000.00

142.50

20.90

163.40

 

68500.01

69000.00

517.50

75.90

593.40

19000.01

19500.00

146.25

21.45

167.70

 

69000.01

69500.00

521.25

76.45

597.70

19500.01

20000.00

150.00

22.00

172.00

 

69500.01

70000.00

525.00

77.00

602.00

20000.01

20500.00

153.75

22.55

176.30

 

70000.01

70500.00

528.75

77.55

606.30

20500.01

21000.00

157.50

23.10

180.60

 

70500.01

71000.00

532.50

78.10

610.60

21000.01

21500.00

161.25

23.65

184.90

 

71000.01

71500.00

536.25

78.65

614.90

21500.01

22000.00

165.00

24.20

189.20

 

71500.01

72000.00

540.00

79.20

619.20

22000.01

22500.00

168.75

24.75

193.50

 

72000.01

72500.00

543.75

79.75

623.50

22500.01

23000.00

172.50

25.30

197.80

 

72500.01

73000.00

547.50

80.30

627.80

23000.01

23500.00

176.25

25.85

202.10

 

73000.01

73500.00

551.25

80.85

632.10

23500.01

24000.00

180.00

26.40

206.40

 

73500.01

74000.00

555.00

81.40

636.40

24000.01

24500.00

183.75

26.95

210.70

 

74000.01

74500.00

558.75

81.95

640.70

24500.01

25000.00

187.50

27.50

215.00

 

74500.01

75000.00

562.50

82.50

645.00

25000.01

25500.00

191.25

28.05

219.30

 

75000.01

75500.00

566.25

83.05

649.30

25500.01

26000.00

195.00

28.60

223.60

 

75500.01

76000.00

570.00

83.60

653.60

26000.01

26500.00

198.75

29.15

227.90

 

76000.01

76500.00

573.75

84.15

657.90

26500.01

27000.00

202.50

29.70

232.20

 

76500.01

77000.00

577.50

84.70

662.20

27000.01

27500.00

206.25

30.25

236.50

 

77000.01

77500.00

581.25

85.25

666.50

27500.01

28000.00

210.00

30.80

240.80

 

77500.01

78000.00

585.00

85.80

670.80

28000.01

28500.00

213.75

31.35

245.10

 

78000.01

78500.00

588.75

86.35

675.10

28500.01

29000.00

217.50

31.90

249.40

 

78500.01

79000.00

592.50

86.90

679.40

29000.01

29500.00

221.25

32.45

253.70

 

79000.01

79500.00

596.25

87.45

683.70

29500.01

30000.00

225.00

33.00

258.00

 

79500.01

80000.00

600.00

88.00

688.00

30000.01

30500.00

228.75

33.55

262.30

 

80000.01

80500.00

603.75

88.55

692.30

30500.01

31000.00

232.50

34.10

266.60

 

80500.01

81000.00

607.50

89.10

696.60

31000.01

31500.00

236.25

34.65

270.90

 

81000.01

81500.00

611.25

89.65

700.90

31500.01

32000.00

240.00

35.20

275.20

 

81500.01

82000.00

615.00

90.20

705.20

32000.01

32500.00

243.75

35.75

279.50

 

82000.01

82500.00

618.75

90.75

709.50

32500.01

33000.00

247.50

36.30

283.80

 

82500.01

83000.00

622.50

91.30

713.80

33000.01

33500.00

251.25

36.85

288.10

 

83000.01

83500.00

626.25

91.85

718.10

33500.01

34000.00

255.00

37.40

292.40

 

83500.01

84000.00

630.00

92.40

722.40

34000.01

34500.00

258.75

37.95

296.70

 

84000.01

84500.00

633.75

92.95

726.70

34500.01

35000.00

262.50

38.50

301.00

 

84500.01

85000.00

637.50

93.50

731.00

35000.01

35500.00

266.25

39.05

305.30

 

85000.01

85500.00

641.25

94.05

735.30

35500.01

36000.00

270.00

39.60

309.60

 

85500.01

86000.00

645.00

94.60

739.60

36000.01

36500.00

273.75

40.15

313.90

 

86000.01

86500.00

648.75

95.15

743.90

36500.01

37000.00

277.50

40.70

318.20

 

86500.01

87000.00

652.50

95.70

748.20

37000.01

37500.00

281.25

41.25

322.50

 

87000.01

87500.00

656.25

96.25

752.50

37500.01

38000.00

285.00

41.80

326.80

 

87500.01

88000.00

660.00

96.80

756.80

38000.01

38500.00

288.75

42.35

331.10

 

88000.01

88500.00

663.75

97.35

761.10

38500.01

39000.00

292.50

42.90

335.40

 

88500.01

89000.00

667.50

97.90

765.40

39000.01

39500.00

296.25

43.45

339.70

 

89000.01

89500.00

671.25

98.45

769.70

39500.01

40000.00

300.00

44.00

344.00

 

89500.01

90000.00

675.00

99.00

774.00

40000.01

40500.00

303.75

44.55

348.30

 

90000.01

90500.00

678.75

99.55

778.30

40500.01

41000.00

307.50

45.10

352.60

 

90500.01

91000.00

682.50

100.10

782.60

41000.01

41500.00

311.25

45.65

356.90

 

91000.01

91500.00

686.25

100.65

786.90

41500.01

42000.00

315.00

46.20

361.20

 

91500.01

92000.00

690.00

101.20

791.20

42000.01

42500.00

318.75

46.75

365.50

 

92000.01

92500.00

693.75

101.75

795.50

42500.01

43000.00

322.50

47.30

369.80

 

92500.01

93000.00

697.50

102.30

799.80

43000.01

43500.00

326.25

47.85

374.10

 

93000.01

93500.00

701.25

102.85

804.10

43500.01

44000.00

330.00

48.40

378.40

 

93500.01

94000.00

705.00

103.40

808.40

44000.01

44500.00

333.75

48.95

382.70

 

94000.01

94500.00

708.75

103.95

812.70

44500.01

45000.00

337.50

49.50

387.00

 

94500.01

95000.00

712.50

104.50

817.00

45000.01

45500.00

341.25

50.05

391.30

 

95000.01

95500.00

716.25

105.05

821.30

45500.01

46000.00

345.00

50.60

395.60

 

95500.01

96000.00

720.00

105.60

825.60

46000.01

46500.00

348.75

51.15

399.90

 

96000.01

96500.00

723.75

106.15

829.90

46500.01

47000.00

352.50

51.70

404.20

 

96500.01

97000.00

727.50

106.70

834.20

47000.01

47500.00

356.25

52.25

408.50

 

97000.01

97500.00

731.25

107.25

838.50

47500.01

48000.00

360.00

52.80

412.80

 

97500.01

98000.00

735.00

107.80

842.80

48000.01

48500.00

363.75

53.35

417.10

 

98000.01

98500.00

738.75

108.35

847.10

48500.01

49000.00

367.50

53.90

421.40

 

98500.01

99000.00

742.50

108.90

851.40

49000.01

49500.00

371.25

54.45

425.70

 

99000.01

99500.00

746.25

109.45

855.70

49500.01

50000.00

375.00

55.00

430.00

 

99500.01

100000.00

750.00

110.00

860.00

 

 

 

 

 

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