Our Services & Pricing
Below is a list of the services we offer as well as pricing. For a printable copy, click here.
Financed Purchase & Refinance Title and Closing (Buyers)
Title Examination, Registry Copies, Document Preparation, Loan Closing, Funds Disbursement, Preparation of Title Insurance Documents (excluding premium), Recording of Documents (excluding recording fees)
Cash Purchase Title and Closing (Buyers)
Title Examination, Registry Copies, Document Preparation, Funds Disbursement, Preparation of Title Insurance Documents* (excluding premium), Recording of Documents (excluding recording fees)
Preparation of Deed & Transfer Tax Form (Sellers)
Current Owner Search
Purchase & Sale Agreements, Power of Attorney, Partial Mortgage Release, Mortgage Discharge, Mortgage Subordination
Title Search Only
Current Owner Search for HELOCs Under $250,000
Title Exam from Vesting in Current Owner, Registry Copies, Recording of HELOC Docs and Update to Search (excludes recording fees)
Current Owner Search for HELOCs Over $250,000
Title Exam from Vesting in Current Owner, Registry Copies, Recording of HELOC Docs and Update to Search, Title Insurance Policy Docs (excludes recording fees & premiums)
Road Maintenance Agreement Preparation
To meet FHA requirements, each lot is an additional $75 (excluding recording fee)
Private Note & Mortgage Preparation
Preparation and Recording of Private Mortgage (excluding recording fee)
When ME Title is Only Performing the Closing
Witness Only Closing
When ME Title is Witnessing the Closing Only
Construction Disbursement Updates
Lease Agreement Preparation
For Any Order Closing Within 5 Business Days (Not Always Available)
Per Transfer, Incoming or Outgoing
UPS (per package)
E-Simple File Recording Fee (initial fee only)
Does Not Nnclude County Recording Fees
Additional Attorney Review
The above fees do not include the title insurance premium. Please contact our office to calculate the premium for title insurance if a title insurance policy is to be issued.
REGISTRY OF DEEDS RECORDING FEES are based on the number of pages of the document being recorded. The fee for most counties in Maine is $22.00 for the first page and $2.00 for each additional page thereafter per document. Please note that there may be additional recording fees depending on the number of parties named on the document.
The Maine Real Estate Transfer Tax is based on the sales price. The buyer & seller each pay $2.20 per thousand dollars of the amount of the sales price (rounded up to the nearest $500.00).
The above fees are our basic statement of charges effective April 6, 2021. Please feel free to call us for a quote on any additional legal services needed.
We perform both in person and mail away closings. In person closings will be performed at our office in Bangor, or any location within the State of Maine at no extra cost.