Filing Fees for Form RP-5217-PDF, Real Property Transfer Report
The filing fee is generally $125 for residential and farm properties and $250 for all other properties. For details, see below.
Qualifying residential property must satisfy at least one of the following conditions:
- The property classification code assigned to the property on the latest final assessment roll, as reported on the transfer report form (item 18), indicates that the property is a one, two, or three family home or a rural residence. These codes will be three digit numbers in the 200s or item 7 indicates that the property is one-, two- or three- family residential property.
- The transfer report form (item 7) indicates that the property is one, two, or three family residential property that has been newly constructed on vacant land (item 9). This property will have a property classification code (item 18) in the 300s.
- The transfer report form indicates that the property is a residential condominium. This property will have an ownership code of C or D after the property classification code in item 18 or item 8 indicates a condominium.
Qualifying farm property is property for which the property classification code on the latest final assessment roll, as reported on the transfer report form item 18, is in the agricultural category. This property will have a code in the 100s, or item 7 indicates agricultural property.
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The property classification code (line 18) is:
- If multiple parcels are being transferred on one deed, the primary use, at time of sale, should be identified on lines 7 and 18. The appropriate fee will apply based on information above.
- If line 7A, 7B or 18 indicates the property is residential, the fee is $125, as described above.
- If line 7E or 18 indicates the property is farm/agricultural, the fee is $125, as described above.