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Seller's Closing Costs




The following schedule shows estimated closing costs
when selling real estate.  These costs are just estimates
and should be reviewed with your attorney.


SELLER’S REAL ESTATE CLOSING COSTS:

Transfer Taxes:

NYS Real Property Transfer Tax                    0.4% (.004) of purchase price

NYC Real Property Transfer Tax
(Usually paid by Seller,
 except on new contruction sale)
• Sales under $500,000                                    1% of purchase price
• Sales $500,000 and over                               1.425% of purchase price

Non-resident Gains Tax Withholding
(out of state seller)                                          8.82% of gain
 
Non-US Resident (FIRPTA)                            10% of price withheld or paid


Mortgage Payoff Fees: (if applicable)

Pick-up/payoff fee                                           $150-$250 each

Recording Satisfaction                                    $100-$300 each


Real Estate Broker Fee:

Commission                                                    6% of purchase price (negotiable)


Legal Fees:

Seller's Attorney                                             fee varies, but usually flat-fee basis (consult with your attorney)



To speak with an experienced real estate attorney about a closing, call us at (516) 314-8433.  To learn more about our real estate closing services visit us at: www.jreardonlaw.com/Real-Estate-Closings.html