The Register of Deeds is the official recording office for all land records in Isabella County. The Register of Deeds is a constitutional office established by the Michigan State Legislature as the custodian of legal documents pertaining to real property. We record over 200 types of documents including Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Land Contracts, Mortgages, Releases, Powers of Attorney, Liens, Oil & Gas Leases, etc.
In order to implement the required software changeover of our accounting system, for Michigan's Flat Fees, we will be closing our window at 4:00 PM on SEPTEMBER 30, 2016.
Effective OCTOBER 1, 2016 in the State of Michigan
All documents will cost $30.00 to record regardless of the number of pages. This cost is inclusive of Michigan Remonumentation and Register of Deeds Automation fees.
For a document that assigns or discharges more than 1 instrument, $3.00 for each instrument assigned or discharged (in addition to the $30.00 flat fee).
The fee to certify a recorded document will be $5.00 (copies remain at $1.00 per page).
Important Notice: Effective July 1, 2015
Due to the increase in the Tax Certificate Fee, you will no longer be able to include the amount for the Tax Certificate with your Recording Fees.
Your check to the Register of Deeds will be only for the Recording Fees, you will need a separate check made payable to: Isabella County Treasurer, for the $5.00 Tax Certificate Fee.
Thank you for your attention in this matter.
Isabella County Register of Deeds