Greg Correa   Sales Executive   (925) 209-4671   gregory.correa@fnf.com
California Closing Costs
A Guide to Customary Practices in Closing Costs
 
 
COUNTY
CONTACT NUMBER
ESCROW CHARGES & FEES
TITLE FEE
(Owner’s Policy)
COUNTY TRANSFER TAX
(Per Thousand)
CITY TRANSFER TAX
Alameda 510.272.6362 Buyer Buyer
Seller-$1.10
Seller/Buyer split in the city of Alameda only.
Split-Buyer/ Seller:
Alameda- $12.00/ $1,000
Albany- $11.50/ $1,000
Berkeley- $15.00/ $1,000
Emeryville - $12.00/$1.00
Hayward- $4.50/ $1,000
Oakland- $15.00/ $1,000
Piedmont- $13.00/ $1,000
San Leandro- $6.00/ $1,000
Alpine 530.694.2286 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Amador 209.223.6468 Split - Buyer/Seller Buyer Seller-$1.10  
Butte 530.538.7691 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Calaveras 209.754.6372 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Colusa 530.458.0500 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Contra Costa 925.335.7900 Buyer Buyer Seller-$1.10 Split-Buyer/ Seller
Richmond- $7.00/ $1,000
Del Norte 707.464.7213 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
El Dorado 530.621.5490 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Fresno 559.600.3471 Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
Glenn 530.934.6412 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Humboldt 707.445.7593 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Imperial 760.482.4272 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Inyo 760.878.0222 Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
Kern 661.868.6448  Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
Kings 559.582.3211 Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
Lake 707.263.2293 Buyer Buyer Seller-$1.10  
Lassen 530.251.8234 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Los Angeles 562.462.2125 Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10 Culver City- $4.50/ $1,000
Los Angeles- $4.50/ $1,000
Pomona- $2.20/ $1,000
Redondo Beach- $2.20/ $1,000
Santa Monica- $3.00/ $1,000
Madera 559.675.7724 Split - Buyer/Seller
Split: Chowchilla & Mountain Area
Seller: Valley Areas
Seller-$1.10  
Marin 415.499.6092 Buyer Buyer Seller-$1.10 Seller pays
San Rafael- $2.00/ $1,000
Mariposa 209.966.2332 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Mendocino 707.463.4376 Buyer Buyer Seller-$1.10  
Merced 209.385.7627 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Modoc 530.233.6205 Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
Mono 760.932.5530 Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
Monterey 831.755.5041 Seller
Split: Salinas
Seller: Monterey Peninsula
Seller-$1.10  
Napa 707.253.4247 Buyer Buyer Seller-$1.10  
Nevada 530.265.1221 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Orange 714.834.2887 Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
Placer 530.886.5600 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Plumas 530.283.6218 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Riverside 800.696.9144 Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10 Riverside $1.10/ $1,000
Sacramento 800.313.7133 Seller Seller Seller-$1.10 Split- Buyer/Seller
Sacramento $2.75/ $1,000
 
San Benito 831.636.4016 Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
San Bernardino 855.732.2575 Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
San Diego 619.238.8158 Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
San Francisco 415.554.5596 Buyer Buyer Seller Pays – City & County same Per $500:
$2.50 for less than $250,000
$3.40 from $250,001 to $999,999
$3.75 from $1,000,000 to 4,999,999
$11.25 from $5,000,000 to 9,999,999
$13.75 from $10,000,000 to $24,999,999
$15.00 from $25,000,000 & above
San Joaquin 209.468.3939 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
San Luis Obispo 805.781.5080 Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
San Mateo 650.363.4500 Buyer Buyer Seller-$1.10 Split- Buyer/ Seller
San Mateo $5.00/ $1,000
Hillsborough $0.30/ $1,000
Santa Barbara 805.568.2250  Split - Buyer/Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
Santa Clara 408.299.5688 Seller Seller Seller-$1.10 Split- Buyer/ Seller
Mountain View $3.30/ $1,000
Palo Alto $3.30/ $1,000
San Jose $3.30/ $1,000
Santa Cruz 831.454.2800 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Shasta 530.225.5671 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Sierra 530.289.3295 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Siskiyou 530.842.8065 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Solano 707.784.6290 Buyer Buyer Seller-$1.10 Vallejo $3.30/ $1,000 – Seller
Sonoma 707.565.2651 Buyer Buyer Seller-$1.10 Petaluma $2.00/ $1,000 - Sales Price- Seller Pay
Santa Rosa $2.00/ $1,000 - Sales Price-Seller Pay
 
Stanislaus 209.525.5250 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Sutter 530.8227134 Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
Tehama 530.527.3350 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Trinity 530.623.1215 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Tulare 559.636.5050 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Tuolumne 209.533.5531 Split - Buyer/Seller Split - Buyer/Seller Seller-$1.10  
Ventura 805.654.3665 Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
Yolo 530.666.8130
Buyer – Davis
Seller – All other
Buyer – Davis
Seller – All other
Seller-$1.10 Riverside $1.10/ $1,000
Yuba 530.749.7850 Seller Seller Seller-$1.10  
All listed closing costs are reflective of current customary practices within the State of California. All items are subject to individual contractual negotiation and change without notice. This information is presented for reference only and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. Rev. 03/17.