NEW FEE SCHEDULE

MASSACHUSETTS REGISTRIES OF DEEDS

(Effective March 15, 2003)

Document

Price (includes all surcharges)

Declaration of Homestead

$ 35

Declaration of Trust

$ 225

Deed

$ 125

Mortgage

$ 175

Mortgage Foreclosure Deed & Affidavit

$ 125

Mortgage Discharge (if recorded before July 14, 2003)

$ 30

Mortgage Discharge (if recorded July 14, 2003 or thereafter)

$ 75

Municipal Lien Certificate

$ 65

UCC Documents

$ 45

Federal Tax Liens (and related documents)

$ 5

Plans (per sheet)

$ 75

All other documents

$ 75

Certified Copies (per page)

$ 1

The effective date for all these fees is March 15, 2003, except for the fee for Mortgage Discharges which is effective July 14, 2003.

This legislation includes the following general provisions:

* Mail postmarked March 15, 2003 (or earlier) will be recorded under the old fee             schedule (if and when the Registry opens its mail)

* Standardizes fees for Recorded and Registered Land

* Fee is for entire document regardless of number of pages

* Eliminates charge for extra marginal references

* Standardizes recording fees for plans