LAND RECORDS (Sec.7-34a):
Recording documents: $60.00 first page, $5.00 each subsequent page or portion thereof. (Public Act 13-247)
Recording Nominee (MERS) Assignment/Release (Grantor only): $159 flat fee with no additional page fee
Recording Nominee (MERS) Other Documents - Mortgage, Subordination, etc., (Nominee is Grantee):
$159 plus $5 for each additional page
Surcharges: $2.00 each transfer reportable to State.
$ 5.00 if current mailing address of grantee not given in any deed conveying title to real estate.
$ 1.00 if names of those executing, witnessing and acknowledging are not typed or printed under signature.
Fees paid for recording documents shall include therein payment for the return of the documents (Section 7-34a(b)).
ASSIGNMENTS: $2.00 fee for assignments subsequent to the first two. (7-34a(a)). Multiple assignments are limited to twenty on a single document. (7-29(b)).
CONVEYANCE TAX (Sec.12-494):
State residential property & unimproved land: .0075 x consideration
State residential dwelling over $800,000: .0075 x $800,000 + .0125 x amount over $800,000
State non-residential except unimproved land: .0125 x consideration
Local: all categories .0025 x consideration*
*Gives 18 towns the option of increasing their municipal real estate conveyance tax by an additional quarter point to .005.
FILING FEES- MAPS (Sec.7-34a):
$10.00 Any document
$20.00 Any map
$30.00 Maps of subdivisions of 3 or more parcels
COPIES, CERTIFIED COPIES OF LAND RECORDS, MAPS (Sec. 7-34a):
$ 1.00 Copies of land records documents (in any format)
$20.00 For use of battery-powered scanner - per occasion
$ 2.00 For certifying documents
Copies of maps, surveys - Actual cost of reproduction
$ 2.00 For certifying maps
TRADE NAME: $10.00