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Fee Schedule
(effective March, 15 2003)


Document
Recording  Fee*
Deed (for deeds excise schedule & calculator please click here)
$125.00
Mortgage
$175.00
Foreclosure Deed w/Affidavit
$125.00
Mortgage Discharge
$75.00
Municipal Lien Certificate
$65.00
Declaration of Trust
$225.00
Declaration of Homestead
$35.00
UCC Documents
$45.00
Recorded Land Plans (per sheet)
$75.00
Decree (not including plan)
$95.00
Order of Court (for new certificate)
$125.00
Filing Registered Land Plan, per sheet
$75.00
All other instruments
$75.00
* ADD POSTAGE OF $1.00 TO EACH DOCUMENT OR PROVIDE S.A.S.E.


  • EXCISE FEE (separate check is required)
Excise is calculated as follows: $4.56 per thousand, rounded up to the nearest $500 (e.g. If consideration is stated as $1,546,300. then deeds excise is calculated using $1,546,500 and the total fee would be $7,052.04)

  • MARTHA'S VINEYARD LAND BANK COMMISSION
All land transfers and any transfers of interest, including leases (of 30 years of more including extensions) must be processed through the Land Bank prior to being recorded in our office.  Visit their website at www.mvlandbank.com or call their office at 508-627-7141.

  • ALL COPY/FAX REQUESTS MUST BE IN WRITING AND PREPAID
For copies by mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope is required.  All copy requests will be processed within 24 hours of receipt.

  • Fee is for the entire document regardless of the number of pages.

  • Single Instruments that effect more than one prior recorded instrument and/or attempt to perform two or more separate functions will be treated as a "multiple instrument" for fee purposes, i.e. blanket assignment of mortgages - $75.00 for each mortgage assigned.

  • Land court documents will be kept as a permanent record so if you want a copy of the registered document; you should include an additional $1.00 per page and self addressed stamped return envelope or visit www.masslandrecords.com to download a free copy.

 
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Phone: 508.696.3840    Fax: 508.696.3841    info@dukescounty.org
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