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If the value of the real estate transferred is $100 or more, payment of state and county transfer tax is required.
However, you may be exempt. Please check with your attorney or title company or review the Michigan Legislature State Exemptions or County Exemptions pages.
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Effective October 1, 2016, recording feeds for all documents recorded in the Register of Deeds Office will be $30 regardless of the number of pages.
The only exception will be if the document assigns or discharges more than one instrument, the $3 fee for each instrument after the first reference remains.
No, we can not provide any legal advice or assistance. Please consult an attorney or title company.
For a list of costs for recording documents, please visit our Fees and Requirements page.
Refer to the yellow pages of the phone directory under "Title Companies" or "Attorneys."
No, you can mail documents or hire a courier.
Yes, we accept all forms of payment.
All correspondence may be sent to:Manistee County Register of Deeds415 3rd StreetManistee, MI 49660