The buyer's warranty deed and security deed must be recorded at the county courthouse. The county charges a fee to record these documents. Recording fees usually run between $30 - $60 and are the buyer's responsibility. The closing attorney will send these documents to be recorded.
Charged by the county recorderâ€™s office for the filing of documents or details of a legal document to make them a matter of public record. Usually requires the witnessing and notarizing of the documents to be recorded.
A fee charged by the local government to record mortgage documents into the public record so that any interested party is aware that a lender has an interest in the property. For our comparison purposes, a recording fee is considered to be a tax or other unavoidable fee.