Real Estate Fee and Copy Schedule

Fees are governed by Wisconsin State Statutes and are uniform throughout the State.

Standard Recording and Filing Fees:

  • Effective 07/01/13: Flat fee of $30.00 per document

Plat Recording Fees:

  • Subdivision Plats: $50.00
  • Condominium Plats: $50.00
  • Department of Transportation Plats: $25.00 per sheet

Wisconsin Real Estate Transfer Fee:

  • Transfer fee is $3.00 per $1,000 of the Real Estate Value.
  • The Real Estate Value is to be rounded up to the nearest 100 dollars, e.g., sale price is $11,520; the value shown on line 18 of the Transfer Return would be $11,600.
  • We can no longer accept the paper Transfer Return forms. They must be done online at this website:
    http://www.revenue.wi.gov/retr/
    Once the Transfer Return is filled in correctly the website will issue a receipt to print off and send in with deed

Fees for Document Copies:

  • First page of a document is $2.00
  • Additional pages of the same document are $1.00 each
  • To have a document copy certified add an additional $1.00
  • Plat copies: for whole plat - $5.00, for small portions of the plat - .50 per page
  • For Federal Tax Liens; $1.00 per page
  • We charge an additional $1.00 to fax copies
Washburn County Government, Wisconsin