Every home sale incurs fixed costs. Buyers and sellers almost always split these closing costs, as specified in the real estate sales contract.
As indicated below, many of the buyer's closing costs are related to the costs of originating the mortgage loan. At Coastal Mortgage Corp., we are highly experienced in mortgage lending, so we can provide you with a comprehensive report on mortgage-related closing costs in your "Loan Estimate".
Loan Estimates (LEs)
Soon after you submit your application, we will provide you with a "Loan Estimate" of your closing costs. The closing costs spelled out in the Loan Estimate are estimated based on our experience with mortgage loans, but costs usually vary by small amounts between the Loan Estimate (LE) and closing. We will be glad to review the "Loan Estimate," answering questions and pointing out costs that sometimes vary a little bit at the closing table.
We've provided a general list of closing costs below, but we will give you a specific list of closing costs, with amounts, soon after you have completed your loan application. At Coastal Mortgage Corp., we don't believe in surprises, so if your costs change, we will be sure to let you know immediately.
Standard Closing Costs
- Points — These are costs you pay up-front to lower your interest rate (optional)
- Appraisal Fee
- Credit Report
- Interest Payment
- Escrow Fees
- Loan-related costs
- Transfer Taxes & Recording Fees
- Flood / Quake Insurance if applicable
- Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)
- Title Insurance
At Coastal Mortgage Corp., we answer questions about closing costs every day. Call us at 504-866-5626.
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