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Recording Fees

 

Effective October 1.2016

For entering and RECORDING any DEED, MORTGAGE, LIS PENDENS, CERTIFIED COPY, or OTHER INSTRUMENT:

$30.00 per Document, Regardless of the number of pages.
*4.00 of this fee is deposited to the Michigan State Survey & Remonumentation (MSSR) fund.

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.


Pam,
Deeds Record Manager
 


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: $5.00

Please Make Tax Certification Checks payable to Muskegon County Treasurer



Sara,
Deeds Record Technician


Copies and Searches

 

 




Alesia,
Deeds Record Technician


Copy, Real Estate Records, per page $1.00
Copy, State or Federal Tax Lien, per page $1.00
Copy, Plats of Record $2.00

Fee for Certification of any the above copies,
per document $5.00

Search Fee of any of the above copies,
minimum fee $5.00

 


Home Security Search

The Muskegon County Register of Deeds presents the Home Security Search Application Free of Charge
as a service, to the Citizens of Muskegon County.

The Home Security Search is a Free Search Tool designed to Help you and Individuals verify their Own Personal Land Records Data and Documents
Recorded in The Muskegon County
Register of Deeds Office.

Home Security Search will help you Fight Fraud and make sure your Property is Secure by checking on your Own Personal Property Records.



Nancy,
Deeds Record Technician

 

Fraud Guard

Fraud Guard is a simple tool that helps protect you or your business from becoming the victim of Fraud. Fraud Guard notifies you, via email, when your name is on a document being recorded in Muskegon County. With Fraud Guard, you stay informed about how your name is used by others.

The Muskegon County Register of Deeds presents the Property Fraud Guard Alert Application Free of Charge as a service, to the Citizens of Muskegon County

Fraud Guard



Cyndi
Microfilm Record Technician

 



Mark Fairchild
Register of Deeds
173 E. Apple Avenue
Suite 301
Muskegon, MI 49442
Phone 231.724.6271
Fax 231.724.6842
deeds@co.muskegon.mi.us
Hours: M-F 8-5 ( Closed Holidays )
Recording Hours: 8-4:30 PM

"Returning Documents in 2 Days"