Buyer closing costs: As a buyer, you can expect to pay 2% to 5% of the purchase price in closing costs, most of which goes to lender-related fees at closing. More on buyer closing costs later . Seller closing costs: Closing costs for sellers can reach 8% to 10% of the sale price of the home.
Calculating closing costs involves adding up all of the various fees and charges a homebuyer pays when taking ownership of a home, like lender charges and settlement services, as well as pre-paid and escrow amounts. We include every possible fee that you could be charged when closing a home.