Register of Deeds
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"Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty."
John Adams, US President 1797-1801
Goal / Mission Statement
"To treat every customer with courtesy and respect and to maintain the integrity of the land records for the citizens of Van Buren County and for future generations."
**Effective October 1, 2016 in the State of Michigan**
Regardless of the number of pages, ALL DOCUMENTS will cost $30.00 to record. All recordings must arrive in our office 9-30-16 for pre-Oct 1st fees. This cost is inclusive of the Michigan Remonumentation and Register Automation fees. For a document that assigns or discharges more than 1 instrument, the cost will be $3.00 for each instrument assigned or discharged (in addition to the $30 flat fee). To tax certify a recorded document and to certify copies will cost $5. Copies remain $1 per page.