What Closing Costs Do Silicon Valley/Santa Clara County Buyers Pay?

What Closing Costs Do Silicon Valley/Santa Clara County Buyers Pay?

by Michelle Carr-Crowe, Cupertino, Calif. real estate agent selling homes in San Jose, Calif.

Most buyers want to know "Who Pays What Closing Costs?" in Santa Clara County.

Every county is different in California as to how closing costs are handled.

In general, here is what costs buyers pay in Santa Clara County/Silicon Valley.

Escrow: Seller

Title: Buyer (for lender's policy); Seller pays for buyer's policy.

County Transfer Tax: Seller

Inspections: Buyer

City Transfer Tax: Split 50/50 by Seller and Buyer, Amount Varies. All 3 cities with transfer taxes are at the same rate of $3.30 per $1,000. The 3 cities are Mountain View, Palo Alto & San Jose, Calif.

For questions, Just Call 408-252-8900. To receive a free info sheet showing customary charges for all counties in California, Just Call 408-252-8900.







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Michelle C. Carr-Crowe, Cal BRE #00901962, and the Get Results Team (established by the late Silicon Valley super agent Judy Carr) are known as the "Lynbrook and Cupertino Schools Experts." Coaching clients to success is Michelle's passion, making her a creative catalyst for positive change in people's lives. She is a Silicon Valley-based multi-million dollar real estate consultant, coach and trainer who works by referral only.

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