Seller’s Closing Costs

This is a list of the typical closing costs associated with selling a home. Counties vary for title insurance, and transfer sales tax, so be sure to check with your escrow company to determine if the buyer or the seller pays for the title insurance.

  • Real Estate Commission
  • Documentation preparation
  • Deed Document recording fee
  • County Transfer Tax
  • Notary Fees
  • Any city transfer/conveyance tax
  • Special courier/delivery fees
  • Payoff of all loans in the sellers name
  • Interest accrued to the old lender
  • HOA Documents
  • Homeowner’s Association transfer fee
  • Prorated share of homeowners dues
  • Bonds or assessments (per the sales contract)
  • Natural Hazards Disclosure report
  • Any judgment, tax liens, etc. against the seller
  • Prorated share of the property taxes

Since closing costs vary from one location to the next, such as title insurance (Southern CA seller pays, Northern CA buyer pays)please be sure to check with a real estate agent.

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