Harvey Ruvin - Clerk of the Courts - Miami-Dade County, Florida

County Recorder's Code Types Requirements for:

Deed & Quit Claim Deed

  • Must be an original document.
  • Should only be property located within Miami-Dade County.
  • Address of both parties (Grantor & Grantee).
  • Must be signed by seller.
  • Two witnesses to the signature.
  • Notarized and properly acknowledged.
  • Must have a prepared by statement:  Prepared by:Individual name & address.
  • Documentary Stamps at the rate of .60 cents for each $100 of consideration or fractional part thereof ($6.00 per $1,000).   
  • Surtax is required on transfers of interest in any real property other than a single-family residence, at the rate of .45 cents for each $100 of consideration or fractional part thereof (or $4.50 per $1,000).
  • Folio number is not required but is encouraged.