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Greenbrier County, West Virginia

Recorder Offices


Greenbrier County Clerk

912 North Court St, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901-1170

8:00 to 4:30 M-F

Phone: (304) 647-6602


Register of Deeds

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West Virginia - Greenbrier County Recorder Information

The County Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining records for all real properties located in Greenbrier County.

Recording Fees

According to West Virginia Code 59-1-10, the fee to record a deed of conveyance (with or without a plat) or a deed of trust is $25 for the first five pages and $1 for each additional page.

A preservation fee is added to every recorded instrument and is $1 for documents with 1-9 pages, $2 for documents with 10-19 pages, and an additional $1 for every ten pages.

Recording Fee Examples: Deed without consideration,
Deed of Trust & Fixture Filing

# of Pages / Pages 1-5 / Pages over 5 / Preservation Fee / Total Fees
1.....................$25.00.............$0.00.................$2.00....................$27.00
2.....................$25.00.............$0.00.................$2.00....................$27.00
3.....................$25.00.............$0.00.................$2.00....................$27.00
4.....................$25.00.............$0.00.................$2.00....................$27.00
5.....................$25.00.............$0.00.................$2.00....................$27.00
6.....................$25.00.............$1.00.................$2.00....................$28.00
7.....................$25.00.............$2.00.................$2.00....................$29.00
8.....................$25.00.............$3.00.................$2.00....................$30.00
9.....................$25.00.............$4.00.................$2.00....................$31.00
10...................$25.00.............$5.00.................$2.00....................$32.00
11...................$25.00.............$6.00.................$2.00....................$33.00
12...................$25.00.............$7.00.................$2.00....................$34.00
13...................$25.00.............$8.00.................$2.00....................$35.00 etc.

If consideration is paid, a housing fee of $20 is due with every deed recorded.

All documents not listed are $10
Plus - $2.00 Preservation fee for pgs. 1-19 and extra $1.00 per page after 5 pages.
Plus - Archives Fee depending on number of pages.

Recording Fee Examples: Assignment, Assumed Name, Certificate of Inc, Change of Name, Execution, Financing Statement, Plat or Map, Judgment, Land Contract, Leases, Limited Partnership, Lis Pendens, Living Trust, Mechanics Lien, Miscellaneous, Power of Attorney, Release, Right of Way, Settlement, Statutory Lien, Subordination Agreement, Substitute Trustee

# of Pages / Pages 1-5 / Pages over 5 / Preservation Fee / Total Fees
1.....................$10.00.............$0.00.................$2.00....................$12.00
2.....................$10.00.............$0.00.................$2.00....................$12.00
3.....................$10.00.............$0.00.................$2.00....................$12.00
4.....................$10.00.............$0.00.................$2.00....................$12.00
5.....................$10.00.............$0.00.................$2.00....................$12.00
6.....................$10.00.............$1.00.................$2.00....................$13.00
7.....................$10.00.............$2.00.................$2.00....................$14.00 etc.

Pages with printing on both sides will count as two pages.

Copies are $1.50 for the first two pages and $1 for each additional page. To certify a copied document costs an additional $1 (per document).

The rate of the combined state and county excise tax is $6.60 for each $1,000 of value and is payable upon recording. The payment of the tax is evidenced by the affixing of documentary stamps on the document. Please check with the county clerk's office.

Document Formatting Requirements

* Original documents are accepted for recording. Signatures must be notarized.

* Documents should be on 8.5x11 inch white paper.

* The name of the person who prepared the instrument should be provided on the face of the deed. This can be given in the following way: "This instrument was prepared by NAME."

* The total consideration paid should be stated on the deed.

* A legal description of the real property should be included as well.

* When an instrument that is subject to tax is offered for recording, a "Declaration of Consideration or Value" should be appended on the face or at the end of the document. This statement can be found in its entirety in Title 11-22-6 of the West Virginia Revised Statutes.

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