Looking to purchase an owner-occupied Duplex in San Diego and plan on using an FHA loan. What's a good estimate % for closing costs so I can estimate my total costs to purchase?
@Zach Adams your escrow officer will give you an estimated HUD 1 which will have all of the estimated costs on it. I think 3% would be really high but you'd be on the safe side if you planned on it being that much.
When you buy property, you’ll have to pay closing costs. Some of these closing costs may include origination fees, discount points, inspection fees, and appraisal. These fees will be charged by your lender and other third parties. Some loans allow the seller to cover some of the closing costs. Depending on the loan, these costs can be rolled into the mortgage loan. You can typically expect closing costs to be in the range of 2% to 5% of the purchase price.
After you apply for a mortgage, your lender will provide a Good Faith Estimate which is an approximate estimate of the closing costs. Many items on the GFE are subject to change. If the closing costs are too high, you can still walk away from the contract.
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