3rd-lowest closing costs: Missouri
Average closing costs: $2,387
National average closing costs: $2,539
In St. Louis, bank origination fees on a $200,000 mortgage averaged $1,749, and third-party fees, for things such as appraisals and credit reports, averaged $638. Combined, closing costs in St. Louis averaged $2,387.
Source: Bankrate.com exclusive 2014 survey of closing costs