Fees and Filings

The Registry accepts Cash or Check payments.
No Recording after 4pm.

When mailing in recordings, please send them to the main office at
334 Main Street, Suite 2, Great Barrington, MA, 01230


Recording Fees

Declaration of Homestead $35.00
Declaration of Trust $225.00
Deed $125.00
Federal Tax Liens $5.00
Mortgage $175.00
Mortgage Foreclosure Deed & Affidavit $125.00
Mortgage Discharge/Partial Release of Mortgage $75.00
Municipal Lien Certificate $65.00
Plans (recorded per sheet) $75.00
UCC Documents $45.00
All Other Documents $75.00

Excise Calculator

DO NOT USE WHEN UNDER $100

Consideration of Deed:

(4.56 * $1,000.00)

  

Total Excise to Add:

In Massachusetts an Excise Stamp Tax (MGL c.64D, s.1) shall apply to deeds, instruments or writings whereby any lands, tenements or other realty sold shall be granted, assigned, transferred or otherwise conveyed to, or vested in, the purchaser . . . when the consideration of the interest or property conveyed, exclusive of the value of any lien or encumbrance remaining thereon at the time of sale. The effective tax rate is $2.28 for each $500 or fraction thereof of taxable value. There is no excise tax due where the consideration stated is less than $100.00.