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

County Recorder's Document & Code Types Requirements

Mortgage:

  • Must be an original document.
  • Signed and notarized.
  • A copy of promissory note must be attached or the amount of the note should be written on the face of the Mortgage.
  • Signature of the borrower.
  • Addresses of both lender and borrower.
  • Prepared by: Individual name and address.
  • Florida documentary stamps and intangible tax.
  • Documentary stamps at the rate of .35 cents on each $100 or fraction thereof on the amount of the note (or $3.50 per $1,000).
  • Intangible tax is required on real estate mortgages at the rate of 2 mills (or $2 per $1000) on the amount of the note.


Assignment of Mortgage: 

  • The book and page of the mortgage that is being assigned.
  • Signature of the assignor.
  • Notarized.
  • Prepared by: Individual name and address.