With fees for everything from the appraisal to tax service, getting a mortgage is costly. Closing costs typically add up to thousands of dollars. The good news is that, each year, Bankrate conducts a survey of closing costs in all the states. See what the average fees are for your state, and let us help you save on closing costs when mortgage shopping.
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Closing costs: Over the years
Click through the timeline below to see the closing cost averages of each state over the years.