Don’t Forget These Home Seller Closing Costs


With the current seller’s market, along with high demand and low inventory, many homeowners are dabbling with the idea of putting their house up for sale.

But beware — if you’re ready to find an agent and list your home for sale, there are many hidden fees involved with selling a home that you will want to be prepared for ahead of time.


Here are a few fees for homeowners to watch out for as they prepare to close on a deal.

Agent Commission

The most significant cost that home sellers are responsible for is agent commission fees.

Transfer Tax

Once you officially transfer ownership of a home, the state, county, and/or city where the property is located will charge taxes and fees.

Title Insurance

A title insurance policy protects its owner from disputes about homeownership.

Escrow Costs

This impartial third party, aka the escrow company, charges a fee for their services in setting up escrow. 

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