Outside of the loan, closing costs are fees and charges that the buyer and seller are charged to actually get to the settlement table. Not including that downpayment closing costs in North Carolina include the Tax Stamps (usually paid by the seller), legal fees, title fees, credit checks, and other nominal charges.
And the good news is closing costs in the Triangle are some of the lowest in the state. Below are the Top (or Bottom) 10 counties and how much those closing costs are based off the median sales price in each county:
Other local counties to round out the list:
16. Durham (1.8%)
41. Johnson (2.1%)
46. Alamance (2.2%)
Nationally, Orange County is number 65 when it comes to affordable closing costs. Not bad when you consider there are 3,144 counties in the US!
Wake County comes in at #129 nationally and Chatham is #155.
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