Eastern Shore Title Company
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CLOSING FEE A fee charged by the title company to service the transaction and to escrow funds.

PURCHASE $600.00

TITLE INSURANCE In layman's terms title insurance provides the homeowner and/or lender financial protection for any damages they might incur as a result of some unknown or unforeseen legal problem involving their ownership interest in the land upon which their house sits, including the cost of hiring an attorney to defend such a legal problem.

OWNERS' $4.35 / $1000.00 of purchase price
LENDER'S $2.90 / $1000.00 of loan amount
REFINANCE LOAN $1.75 / $1000.00 of loan amount

GUIDE TO TRANSFER AND RECORDING COSTS Each county has its own fees for what it charges on a Maryland home purchase for state recordation and county transfer taxes at settlement. These fees are known as Transfer and Recordation taxes. These taxes are typically split between buyer and seller.

CAROLINE COUNTY 2.00% of purchase price
DORCHESTER COUNTY 2.25% of purchase price
KENT COUNTY 1.66% of purchase price
QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY 1.99% of purchase price
TALBOT COUNTY 2.7% of purchase price
Serving the entire Eastern Shore and some Western Shore Counties