Also, there's lot of inventory to pick from at this time, interests rates a fantastic but if you are penalized with taxes simply because you moved too soon, there goes your savings. Nothing worse than paying penalties/taxes on a move that could have been postponed by even a few months to help eliminate that back end surprise.
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I am a Buffalo Grove agent and the answer is $4.50 per thousand. State and county taxes are $1.50 per thousand and the transfer tax in Buffalo Grove is $3.00 per thousand. You also have title, attorney fees, taxes which are paid in arrears in Illinois, and several other costs. The best thing to do is to have a realtor come in and see what the value of the property is and the net out the closing costs. I am at Coldwell Banker in Buffalo Grove and my direct line is 847-465-3628. You can also check me out on the web at http://www.northernillinoishomes.com or email me at email@example.com I hope this is helpful to you and just give me a call.