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NOTICE

 
CHANGE IN RECORDING FEES
 
A change in Recording Fees will become effective on September 1, 2012 due to passage of ESHB 2048.  This legislation:
 
·         Increases the Homeless Housing and Assistance Act document recording surcharge from $30 to $40 for documents related to real property
 
·         Exempts the $40 surcharge for:
o   Assignments or Substitutions of previously recorded Deeds of Trust
o   Documents recording Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death
o   Any other documents not related to real property
o   Any documents otherwise exempted from a recording fee under state law
 
·         The total recording fee for most recorded documents will be
o   $32 for the first page if the document is not real property related or
o   $72 for the first page if the document is real property related
o   $73 for the first page of Deeds of Trust
o   $1 for each additional page or side
 
Click here for a more detailed explanation of the fee changes.

 

 

Recording Fees
Washington State 
(effective 09/1/2012)
 
RCW 36, RCW 40, RCW 58, WAC 332-150-130
 
Standard Documents – For all real estate related documents
First page, legal size or letter………………..$72.00
Each additional page or side………………..$1.00
 
Exceptions
 

Death/Birth/Divorce Certificates and all non real estate related documents

First page, legal size or letter………………..$32.00
Each additional page………………..$1.00
 

Deed of Trust

First page, legal size or letter………………..$73.00
Each additional page………………..$1.00
 
Assignments of Deed of Trust (all other assignments standard fee)
Appointment of Successor Trustee
Substitution of Trustee
First page, legal size or letter………………..$14.00
Each additional page………………..$1.00
 

Substitution of Trustee with Deed of Reconveyance

First page, legal size or letter………………..$86.00
Each additional page………………..$1.00
 

Resignation & Appointment of Successor Trustee

First page, legal size or letter………………..$28.00
Each additional page………………..$1.00
 

Boundary Line Adjustment

First page, legal size or letter………………..$118.00
Each additional page………………..$1.00
 

Surveys, Short Plats, Condo Plans, Long Plats

First page, mylar 18x24………………..$138.00
Each additional page………………..$5.00
 

Copy Fees

Any copy from the Auditor’s Recordings………………..$1.00 per page
Certified copies, first page………………..$3.00
Each additional page………………..$1.00
Any misc. copies not part of Auditor’s Recordings………………..$.025
Mylar map copies………………..$5.00 per page
 

Marriage License Fee………………..$56.00

 
Non-standard Emergency Recording Fee
Add additional $50.00 to standard recording fee – Must have a completed,
signed Emergency Acknowledgement Sheet
 
Records Search by Auditor’s Staff………………..$8.00 per half-hour, plus copy fees
 
 
 
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