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The Clocktower Team at Compass

590 Ygnacio Valley Rd #105

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Ken Jacobs CA DRE# 01242343

Ken Jacobs

Phone: (925) 280-1260

Email: [email protected]

DRE #01242343 


Bianca Garcia

Phone: (925) 465-5162

Email: [email protected]

DRE #01963154


Ken Broz

Phone: (925) 465-5181

Email: [email protected]

DRE #01359600

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There are a number of different costs associated with buying or selling real estate. Many of these costs are negotiable between the parties. In our area, some of these costs typically are paid by one party or the other. Below are some examples of these costs:


Typical Seller Expenses:

  • Wood Destroying Pest Inspection – $175-$225

  • Natural Hazard Report – $100-$150

  • County Transfer Tax – $1.10 per $1000 of sales price

  • Home Warranty for Buyer – $300-$450

  • HOA Transfer & Document Fees, if any – $200-$600

  • Recording, Notary & other misc. fees to Title Company – $250-$350

  • Real Estate Brokerage Fees – 4% – 6% of sales price


Typical Buyer Expenses:

  • Escrow Fee – Depends on Sales Price, typically $700-$1000

  • Owner’s Title Insurance Policy – Depends on Sales Price, typically $1200-2000

  • Lender’s Title Insurance Policy – Depends on Loan Amount, typically $400-$1000

  • New Loan Fees & Points – Determined by buyer’s lender

  • Recording, Notary & other misc. fees to Title Company – $250-$350

  • Home Inspection – $400-$500

  • Additional Inspections – Varies







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    When working with any of us, you can expect someone that listens and understands your unique situation whether you’re a first-time buyer, investor or experienced home seller. We strive to keep informed of changing market conditions at all times so as to provide our clients with the best advice to make informed decisions.

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