How To Budget For Closing Costs

How to budget for closing costs

If you're shopping for a new home, you're probably aware that there will be
some costs over and above the purchase price. It makes sense to budget
for these costs so you're not surprised – and unprepared – when you get
the bill.

Most of these costs fall into a category that the real estate industry calls
"closing costs." The most common types include land transfer tax, lawyer’s
fees and disbursements, sales taxes, and for newly-built homes, utility hookups.

You should also consider other expenses you will incur, such as home
insurance and moving expenses.

Of course, if your new home is a condominium, you’ll also have to account
for the monthly condo fees.

Closing costs can vary depending on the type and location of your new
home. A good REALTOR® can help you determine the costs you will incur.

For more information, talk to the Sarah MacInnis Real Estate Team by calling 613-484-4441 or send an e-mail to

Sarah MacInnis

Sarah MacInnis

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CENTURY 21 Limestone Realty Ltd., Brokerage*
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