A Quick Guide to Real Estate Transaction Fees

Wondering who pays what between the buyer and seller in a real estate transaction? This infographic from NestBend.com might help you have a good bird’s eye view and a better understanding of what the fees are in a real estate transaction.

We recommend that you familiarize yourself with some of the real estate terms, so do check this out.


Seller Costs:

  • Real estate agent fees
  • Buyer’s Title Insurance Policy
  • HOA Transfer Fees
  • Property Taxes pro-rated to the day of closing
  • Half of Settlement Fee
  • Septic Inspection/pumping (negotiable)


Buyer Costs:

  • Earnest money
  • Loan fees
  • Appraisal
  • Down Payment
  • Escrow pre-paids (such as homeowners insurance, property taxes, HOA dues, interest)
  • Part of the settlement fee
  • Home inspection fee
  • Lender’s Title Insurance Policy


Ready to buy or sell? We can help. Feel free to contact the agents at Broadpoint Properties.