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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Suffolk Recording Fee to Increase in April

The fee that Suffolk County charges for verifying that the description of real property being bought, sold, mortgaged, etc. corresponds to the tax map numbers to which it has been identified has been increased from $30 to $60 effective April 2, 2012.

This is a mandatory fee for recording and will increase the cost of all real estate transactions within the County. Previously, the fee was $30 for the first and $20 for additional verifications.

To learn more about what verification is in Suffolk County, click here.

In December of 2011, the previous County Executive vetoed this legislation. To read the veto and the legislation, click here. Now, its enacted.

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