This Valentine's Day, love is in the air, and in some of the names, of cities across the country.
While closing costs vary by housing market, national average fees total $5,651, which include expenses like appraisal and settlement costs amounting to $526 and $916, respectively, according to ClosingCorp.
While in some romantically-named towns, an appraisal fee only costs $450, others see the figure surge to $756, which is well above the country norm. Even for those feeling loanly this season, comparing fees could assist local borrowers in finding their most affordable options.
From Romeo, Colo., to Valentines, Va., here's a look at closing costs in some of the country's loveliest cities this Valentine's Day.
Appraisal: $500 Settlement Fees: $775 Title Insurance: $1,408.80 Title Fees: $75 Recording Fees: $119 Transfer Taxes: $1,619.67
Appraisal: $515 Settlement Fees: $825 Title Insurance: $437 Title Fees: $25 Recording Fees: $225 Transfer Taxes: 181.50
Heart Lake, Pa.
Appraisal: $450 Title Insurance: $1,367 Endorsement: $150 Title Fees: $595 Recording Fees: $198.50 Transfer Taxes: $1,598.32
Appraisal: $765 Settlement Fees: $475 Title Insurance: $935 Endorsement: $196 Recording Fees: $191 Transfer Taxes: $20.50
Loveland Park, Ohio
Appraisal: $450 Settlement Fees: $450 Title Insurance: $985 Endorsement: $225 Title Fees: $135 Recording Fees: $304 Transfer Taxes: $2.50
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