Selling Your Home? Remember To Include Your Closing Costs In Your Calculations

So, you have decided to take advantage of the seller’s market to sell your home.  When calculating what your proceeds will be, remember to take into account your closing costs, which will run between 6 and 7 percent of your contracted sales price.



Courier (federal express)


Documentary Stamps on the Deed: $.60 per $100.00 of sales price (Miami-Dade County only)


$.70 per $100.00 of sales price (all of the other counties in Florida)


E-recording fee: $4.00 per instrument to be recorded


Flat Fee Commission ($250.00 EWM Realtors)


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Real Estate Commission


Recording Fees: $10.00 first page, $8.50 each additional page


Settlement Fee


Surtax on the Deeed: $.45 per $100.00 of sales price (Commercial Properties and Residential Properties


where a Document conveys more than one single-family residence – multi-family building, duplex)


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