Seller's Approximate Closing Costs

1. Legal Costs 
(Varies, depending on attorney and $600.00 to $900.00 
complexity of transaction) 

2. Liens $40.00 to $75.00
a. Mortgage
b. Mortgage Cancellation Fee
c. Other Liens 

3. Realty Transfer Tax See Quick Reference Guide 
(Fee determined by selling of $4.00 per $1000 
property) (Up to first $150,000)

$6.70 per $1000
($150,000 to $200,000)

$7.80 per $1,000
(Amount over $200,000)

Reduced Fee $1.00 per $1,000
(Senior Citizen, Disabled, (Up to first $150,000)
Blind, Low and Moderate
Income) $2.50 per $1,000
(Over $150,000)

New Construction $3.50 per $1,000
(Up to first $150,000)

$5.00 per $1,000
(Over $150,000)

4. Adjustments (Either a credit or
charge to adjust for payments 
made prior to or beyond the 
closing date)
a. Tax
b. Water/Sewer
c. Oil in Tank
d. Homeowner's Association Fees

5. Certificate of Occupancy $40.00 to $50.00
(if applicable) 

6. Smoke Detector Certificate $25.00 to $50.00

7. Carbon Monoxide Certificate $25.oo to $75.00

8. Real Estate Commission ________________


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