4th-lowest closing costs: Ohio
Average closing costs: $2,392
National average closing costs: $2,539
In Cincinnati, bank origination fees on a $200,000 mortgage averaged $1,707, and third-party fees, for things such as appraisals and credit reports, averaged $685. Combined, closing costs in Cincinnati averaged $2,392.
Source: Bankrate.com exclusive 2014 survey of closing costs