Real Property: Real Estate Information

Harris County Clerk Fee Schedule
PROPERTY CODE
Grantee's Address
(PROPERTY CODE SECTION 11.003)Real Property Filing Fee:
$16.00 for the 1st page
$4.00 for each additional page
(a) An instrument executed after December 31,
1981, conveying an interest in real property may not be
recorded unless:
(1) a mailing address of each grantee appears in the instrument or in a separate writing signed by the grantor or grantee and attached to the instrument; or
(2) a penalty filing fee equal to the greater of $25 or twice the statutory recording fee for the instrument is paid.
(b) The validity of a conveyance as between the parties is not affected by a failure to include an address of each grantee in the instrument or an attached writing.
(c) Payment of a filing fee and acceptance of the instrument by the county clerk for recording creates a conclusive presumption that the requirements of this section have been met.
ADDRESS REQUIREMENT
FOR RECORDING ABSTRACT
(PROPERTY CODE SECTION 52.0041)

(a) A judgment abstracted after September 1, 1993, may not be recorded unless:
(1) a mailing address for each plaintiff or judgment creditor appears on the abstract of judgment; or
(2) a penalty filing fee equal to the greater of $25 or twice the statutory recording fee for the abstract is paid.
(b) The validity of an abstracted judgment as between the parties is not affected by a failure to in- clude an address for each plaintiff or judgment creditor in the abstracted judgment.
(c) Payment of a filing fee and acceptance of the abstract of judgment by a county clerk for recording creates a conclusive presumption that the requirements of this section have been met.