About Closing Costs
There are certain standard costs related to closing the sale of a house. Sellers and buyers usually split these costs, as specified in the real estate sales contract.
Many of the costs associated with buying residential real estate are associated with getting a mortgage. At Professional Choice Mortgage, we are highly experienced in mortgage lending, so we can provide you with a comprehensive list of costs related to your mortgage in your "Loan Estimate".
Loan Estimates (LEs)
Buyers get a "Loan Estimate" of closing costs at the time the loan application is submitted to the lender. The closing costs enumerated in the LE are estimated based on our experience with mortgage loans, but costs often vary by small amounts between the LE and closing. We handle questions about these costs every day at Professional Choice Mortgage, so please feel free to contact us if we can help answer your questions.
Below is a generic list of costs for buying residential real estate. We will provide you with a specific list of your closing costs when we provide your Loan Estimate.
Standard Closing Costs
- Points — A fee paid to lower your interest rate (optional)
- Appraisal Fee
- Pulling Your Credit Report
- Interest Payment
- Escrow Fees
- Loan Origination Fee
- Recording Fees & Transfer Taxes
- Flood / Earthquake Insurance
- Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)
- Title Insurance
At Professional Choice Mortgage, we answer questions about closing costs every day. Give us a call: 814-861-3310.