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Closing costs are fees charged by the lender at the closing of a real estate transaction. On average, closing costs for the buyer range between 2% and 4% of the price of a property. Find average closing costs in your state.
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Points can save you a bundle of money, but it pays to do a little analysis first.
Closing costs can add up fast, but you may be able to avoid them.
Here’s Bankrate’s guide to some of the most common mortgage terms.
Depending on the market, seller concessions don’t always pan out for the buyer.
Some closing costs may be “junk fees.” Here’s what to watch for.
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A reader asks: Do you see the new fee on refinancing mortgages being permanent?
There are pros and cons to closing on your home purchase before the end of the month.
It’s important to check rates regularly when looking to purchase or refinance.
You may hear these terms used interchangeably, but they are two different expenses.