In Nevada buyers enjoy some of the average closing costs across the nation.  In the Reno-Sparks market some closing costs are customarily paid by buyers and some are reflective of current market conditions.  If you are considering buying in the Reno-Sparks market the Shocket Team helps buyers become educated on the closing costs they can expect when buying and ways to help keep costs to a minimum.  Contact the Shocket Team today. Reno-SparksRealEstate.com

According to a recent survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage.

After surveying 1,000 first-time and repeat homebuyers, the results revealed that 17% of homebuyers were surprised that closing costs were required at all, while another 35% were stunned by how much higher the fees were than expected.

“Homebuyers reported being most surprised by mortgage insurance, followed by bank fees and points, taxes, title insurance and appraisal fees.”

Bankrate.com recently gathered closing cost data from lenders in every state and Washington, D.C. to be able to share the average costs in each state. The map below was created using the closing costs on a $200,000 mortgage with a 20% down payment.

Over Half of All Buyers Are Surprised by Closing Costs | MyKCM

Keep in mind that if you are in the market for a home above this price range. your costs could be significantly more. According to Freddie Mac,

“Closing costs are typically between 2 and 5% of your purchase price.”