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Who Pays Closing Costs

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Renter · Kentucky


I'm assuming in an assignment, the buyer you assign it to will ay closing, but who pays closing in a double escrow?



Developer · Orange County, California


@David Littleton Each state and even area is different. We always write the contract so that it's 1/2 each.


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Real Estate Investor · Springfield, Missouri


Negotiate it, anywhere, except that a borrower must be shown as paying pre-paids on many loans, other than that...whtaever, it usually goes to local custom if not contracted. :)


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Wholesaler · Upper Marlboro, Maryland


@David Littleton It all depends on how the deal is structured and what is customary in your state. Here in Maryland it's customary for seller and buyer to split closing cost because fees are around 3%. But again, it can be negotiated..



Real Estate Investor · Audubon, Pennsylvania


Some related discussion:

http://www.biggerpockets.com/forums/93/topics/43242-closing-costs-in-wholesale-deal

http://www.biggerpockets.com/forums/93/topics/53454-exit-strategies-for-wholesaling-what-is-a-double-closing-

http://www.biggerpockets.com/forums/93/topics/79666-transfer-tax


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Wholesaler · Baltimore, Maryland


It is whatever the contracts say - which is whatever you can negotiate.


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Real Estate Investor · Springfield, Missouri


There are limitations people, if your buyer is getting a secondary market loan, the seller may not pay just anything. That's in any state. The seller can compernsate for pre-paid items in some ways but credits won't save expenses and plays on the loan to value.


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Real Estate Investor · Bakersfield, California


Great answers however bottom line is the buyer in almost all situations is paying the costs. Whether they're on the sellers HUD1 as expenses or not.

Closing costs are like Realtor commission in that they are authorized by the seller however they're coming out of the proceeds the buyer gives the seller.


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