In a Real Estate transaction, Seller's will typically pay for:

  • Real Estate commission
  • Escrow fees
  • County documentary transfer tax
  • Applicable city transfer/conveyance tax (according to contract)
  • Document preparation fee for deed
  • Any loan fees required by buyer's lender
  • Payoff of all loans in seller's name
  • Interest accrued to lender being paid off
  • Statement fees, reconveyance fees, and any prepayment penalties
  • Termite inspection (according to contract)
  • Termite work (according to contract)
  • Home warranty (according to contract)
  • Any judgements, tax liens, etc., against seller
  • Tax proration (for any taxes unpaid at time of transfer of title)
  • Any unpaid homeowner's dues
  • Recording charges to clear all documents of record against seller
  • Any bonds or assessments (according to contract)
  • Any and all delinquent taxes
  • Notary fees - escrow fee
  • Title insurance premium: owner's policy

(*fees and costs associated with the sell of a home will be discussed during initial consultation with your Realtor)