354 Merrimack Street
Suite #304 (Entry C)
Lawrence, MA 01843
Research hours: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, M-F
Recording hours: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM, M-F
Effective January 1, 2008 (PDF)
for the Commonwealth
Why Should I Refinance
And When Does It Pay
To Do So?
As a result of Chapter 4 of the Acts of 2003, adding
Section 31 of Chapter 9; inserting Section 2JJJ; amending Sections
38 & 39 of Chapter 262, the following fee schedule is effective March 15, 2003.
Mortgage Foreclosure Deed&Affidavit
Mortgage Discharge (Before 7/13/03)
Mortgage Discharge (7/14/03 or thereafter)
Declaration of Trust
Declaration of Homestead
50.00 per sheet
20.00 per sheet
5.00 per sheet
75.00 per sheet
Municipal Lien Certificate
All Other Documents
Decree (issuance of original
(issuance of new certificate)
Mortgage Discharge (before 7/14/03)
Mortgage Foreclosure Deed,
Notings on each Certificate
5.00 per sheet
+ 5.00 for each
Lien, old age assistance
Chapter 26 Acts of 2001 - Effective July
Assignment of Financing
The UCC fees includes the names of two
debtors. There is an additional fee of $20.00 for each
additional debtor thereafter.
Federal Tax Liens and
Releases (Chapter 36, sec.
Mass. Tax Liens (Sec.
16, Ch. 151A)
Mass. Child Support
Liens (Sec. (6)(b)(2), Ch.
Mass. Medical Liens (Sec.34, Ch. 118E)
See Sec. 8, Ch. 44B (C.P.
See D.O.R., TIR 00-12
For all copies of documents, whether copies out of books or
generated electronically, $1.00 per page, and all coin operated
copy machines shall be $.50 per page.
Fees for copies of plans shall be determined by the size of the
plan with a minimum fee of $1.00.
All documents received by the Registers which are postmarked prior to March 15, 2003, shall be recorded under the fee structure in effect prior to March 15, 2003.
Mail postmarked by March 15, 2003, recorded under old fees
Standardized fees for Recorded and Registered Land
Fee is for entire document regardless of number of pages
Eliminstaes charge for extra marginal references
Standardizes recording fees for plans