Posted on Jul 29, 2020

Juan A. Bueno & Co | Title Insurance Services

General Information On Property Document Records
The Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk will close all of its offices to the public effective Monday, March 16 as a precautionary measure to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Senate Bill (SB) 2 - Affordable Housing and Jobs Act Fee Effective January 1, 2018, pursuant to SB2, documents accepted for recording at the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk may be charged an additional $75 as follows:

A fee of seventy-five dollars ($75) shall be paid at the time of recording of every real estate instrument, paper, or notice required or permitted by law to be recorded, except those expressly exempted from payment of recording fees, per each single transaction per parcel of real property. The fee imposed by this section shall not exceed two hundred twenty-five dollars ($225).

This fee will be calculated per document, with a maximum of $225 based on the number of documents and titles.
The fee shall not be imposed on any real estate instrument, paper, or notice recorded in connection with a transfer subject to the imposition of a documentary transfer tax as defined in Section 11911 of the Revenue and Taxation Code or on any real estate instrument, paper, or notice recorded in connection with a transfer of real property that is a residential dwelling to an owner-occupier.
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