Closing costs are the thousands of dollars in fees associated with getting a mortgage or refinancing a home loan and typically amounts to 2 percent to 5 percent of the loan principal but can vary by state.
Latest Closing Costs Articles
How to avoid mortgage rate lock extension fees
Protect yourself from being charged over a loan delay that wasn’t your fault.5 min read Feb 13, 2018
How many lenders should you apply to for a mortgage?
Yes, shopping around can make a difference and save you thousands.7 min read Mar 27, 2023
Do you need a down payment to refinance your mortgage?
More often than not, you don’t need to put down money to refinance your mortgage.4 min read Mar 24, 2023
How much are VA loan closing costs?
They’re less than other mortgages’ closing costs, but they still can add up. Here’s what to look for.4 min read Mar 23, 2023
Closing costs in Texas
Here’s how closing costs work for buyers and sellers in Texas.5 min read Mar 20, 2023
What is a good faith estimate (GFE) for mortgages?
The GFE can help you understand all the details of a mortgage.3 min read Mar 16, 2023
Are closing costs tax deductible?
Closing costs can run thousands of dollars — but some of them could be tax deductible.4 min read Mar 08, 2023
What does a title company do?
What does a title company do? Plenty.6 min read Mar 07, 2023
Ohio first-time homebuyer assistance programs
If you’re a first-time homebuyer in Ohio, help is available.4 min read Feb 24, 2023
California first-time homebuyer assistance programs
Programs available to California first-time buyers that can make homeownership more affordable.3 min read Feb 24, 2023
- Closing cost guide
- How to buy a house
- How to negotiate your mortgage closing costs
- Average mortgage closing costs by state
- Understanding the closing process
- How much does it cost to buy a house?
- Mortgage closing costs vs. prepaids
- How much does it cost to refinance your house?
- No closing cost mortgage
- No closing cost refinance