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Who pays closing costs on a house sale and how are they

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who pays closing costs on a house sale and how are they figured
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 2 months ago.
This depends. That is, closing costs are typically specified in the sale contract. And generally speaking, the seller pays the commission's to real estate agents and the buyer pays the remaining closing costs. However, this can't be modified with the terms of the sale contract