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The Recording Division of the Clerk's Office is the central depository for all documents recorded in the Official Record Books of Flagler County as required by Florida Statute.
First page: $10.00
Each additional page: $8.50
For indexing instruments recorded in the official records which contain more than four names, per additional name: $1.00
DOCUMENTARY STAMP TAX:
On real estate conveyance, per $100.00 consideration: $0.70 (Formula: .0070 x Total Purchase Price = Amount of Doc Stamps)
On obligations to pay money, per $100.00 indebtedness: $0.35 (Formula: .0035 x Amount Financed = Amount of Doc Stamps)
Intangible tax on promissory notes, written obligations to pay money (mortgages, etc.): $0.002 x total
The documentary tax stamp is due on total consideration (including cash, any unpaid balance on existing or new mortgages, plus anything having a monetary value).
Documents to be recorded must be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope, unless other arrangements have been made.
County recording fees are subject to change without notice. For the most current fees and further information, contact the local clerk's office directly.
* Documents should be submitted on white paper that is no larger than 8.5 x 14 inches.
* A 3 x 3 inch space in the top right corner of the first page should be provided. On subsequent pages, a 1 x 3 inch space in the top right corner should be provided. This is reserved for the Clerk of Court. Other pages should have a minimum margin of 1 inch.
* Black ink, with a minimum font size of 10 point should be used.
* All names in the document must be typed, stamped, or handwritten beneath the signatures.
* The name and post office address of each grantee named in the instrument must be legibly printed, stamped, or typed upon the instrument.
* Real property documents require two witnesses.
* A legal description of the real property must be provided.
* The total consideration paid must be included.
A prospective purchaser of residential real property must be presented a disclosure summary at or before execution of the contract for sale, unless this is included in the contract for sale. If it is not included, it must be attached to the document.
The form for warranty deeds shall include a blank space for the property appraiser's parcel identification number. If this number is available, it should be entered on the deed before it is presented for recording. The parcel identification number shall not constitute a part of the legal description of the property and shall not be used as a substitute for the legal description.