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Predictable Fee One Week Away

Predictable Fee One Week Away

The Predictable Fee Recording Schedule will begin on Monday May 20th, 2019. If you haven’t already seen it, you may view the new fee schedule here. Notes and reminders as our office makes the switch to this new fee schedule; As we move closer to Predictable Recording Fee Schedule beginning on May 20th, 2019, we are […]

STATUS OF RECORDER OF DEEDS MICROFILM

STATUS OF RECORDER OF DEEDS MICROFILM

WHAT: For several years, microfilm that contains copies of recorded documents has been deteriorating with something called Vinegar Syndrome. In addition to emitting a significant odor, Vinegar Syndrome is a chemical reaction that causes the deterioration of acetate-based microfilm. Over time, Vinegar Syndrome renders affected documents unusable and unsalvageable. The acid released from this chemical […]

NEW PREDICTABLE RECORDING FEE SCHEDULE

NEW PREDICTABLE RECORDING FEE SCHEDULE

BACKGROUND: On March 21, 2019, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed the Predictable Recording Fee Ordinance. This Ordinance is designed to make it easier for customers to calculate the price of recording a document with the Recorder of Deeds Office. Once this ordinance becomes effective, the fee for recording the vast majority of documents […]