There may be expenses paid to others like inspectors or insurance firms, even if you paid cash for the property:
Attorney Fees – You may want to hire an attorney when purchasing a home. They usually charge a percentage of the selling price up to 1%, or some work on an hourly basis or for a flat fee.
Title Search Costs – Usually your attorney will perform or will arrange for the title search to ensure there are no obstacles such as liens or lawsuits regarding the property. Or you may work with a title company to verify a clear property title.
Homeowner's Insurance – Most lenders require you prepay the first year's premium for homeowners insurance, sometimes called hazard insurance, and must show proof of payment at the closing. This insures that the investment will be secured even if the property is destroyed.
Real Estate Agent's Sales Commission – The seller pays the real estate agent's commission, and if one agent lists the property and another sells it, the commission is usually split. The commission is negotiable between the seller and the agent.
Company NMLS: 2540
CO: 2540 ● CT: MB-2540 ● FL: MBR2409
GA: 2540 ● MA: MB-2540 ● SC: 2540
201 S Biscayne Blvd 28th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: (800) 649-2420
MA- AS A BROKER, WE DO NOT MAKE, BUT ARRANGE LOANS
CT- MORTGAGE BROKER ONLY, NOT A MORTGAGE LENDER OR A MORTGAGE CORRESPONDENT LENDER