August 11th, 2016 5:06 AM by Jackie A. Graves, President
The table below lists states alphabetically with their average closing costs. Check your state for a detailed summary of average fees. Your final charges probably will be higher than shown here because the most highly variable costs are not included: title insurance, title search, taxes, other government fees, escrow fees and discount points.
Bankrate requested good faith estimates for a $200,000 mortgage loan from up to 10 lenders in a large city in each state, plus Washington, D.C. The hypothetical loan was for a purchase of a single-family house, using a 20% down payment, with excellent credit.
Bankrate.com surveyed up to 10 lenders in each state in June 2016 and obtained online Loan Estimates for a $200,000 mortgage to buy a single-family home with a 20% down payment in a prominent city. Costs include fees charged by lenders, as well as 3rd-party fees for services such as appraisals and credit reports. The survey excludes title insurance, title search, taxes, property insurance, association fees, interest and other prepaid items.