Closing costs for home sellers

Sellers typically pay real estate commissions, settlement fees, transfer taxes and other ancillary items. It's possible a seller may even have to credit the buyer for unpaid real estate taxes.

In the DC metro area the homebuyer typically pays the lion's share of closing costs. Depending on the real estate market, a seller may choose to offer a closing cost credit, or even pay the closing costs all together.

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Seller's guide (fees)

Review settlement fees and other important information sellers need to know for closing

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Transfer / Recordation

Explore taxes you'll be expected to pay at closing in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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