Closing Costs

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

  • Settlement statement

    You need to understand what a settlement statement is. Here’s what to know.

    1 min read May 12, 2020
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  • Trust account

    Trust account is a money term you need to understand. Here’s what it means.

    1 min read Feb 07, 2020
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  • Seller’s market

    Seller’s market is a money term you need to understand. Here’s what it means.

    1 min read Oct 23, 2019
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  • Purchase agreement

    Purchase agreement is a money term you need to understand. Here’s what it means.

    2 min read Sep 07, 2021
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  • Closing costs

    Closing costs is a term every homebuyer and seller needs to understand. Bankrate explains.

    2 min read May 12, 2020
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  • Cash-out refinance

    Cash-out refinance is a money term you need to understand. Here’s what it means.

    1 min read May 12, 2020
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  • What can a personal loan do for you?

    Debt consolidation, home improvements and major purchases are the top reasons people choose personal loans. Others include financing a vacation, paying your taxes or paying for medical expenses.

    1 min read Jan 29, 2016
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