United States closing costs map
Bankrate.com researchers gathered closing-cost data from seven to 10 lenders in all states and the District of Columbia. Click a state for a fee-by-fee breakdown of the average closing costs for a mortgage.
The two states with the highest closing costs this year were Texas and Alaska, followed by New York, Hawaii and Wisconsin. The state with the lowest closing costs was Nevada, followed by Tennessee, Missouri, Ohio and the District of Columbia.
Bankrate.com surveyed up to 10 lenders in each state in July 2014 and obtained good faith estimates online for a $200,000 mortgage to buy a single-family home with a 20 percent down payment in the state's largest city. Costs include fees charged by lenders, as well as third-party fees for services such as appraisals and credit reports. The survey excludes title insurance, title search, taxes, property insurance, association fees, interest and other prepaid items.