Home Selling in Los Angeles>Question Details

Rick.ratclif…, Home Buyer in Los Angeles, CA

which parties pay for city/county tax stamps and how much?

Asked by Rick.ratcliffe, Los Angeles, CA Fri Jan 25, 2013

Help the community by answering this question:


It depends on what you have agreed in the contract. It's very common that the seller pays for it. If it's a very competitive situation, the buyer might offer to take on these costs to make the offer stronger.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Apr 6, 2013
Everything is negotiable in the contract, however generally the seller pays for this, it is calculated on the sales price.

Have a great day,
Heather Paul, Realtor
Coldwell Banker
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Feb 17, 2013
depends on the area and usually the seller pays but in real estate contracts you know everything is negotiable depending on the offer.
Hope that helps.

Good Luck
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Feb 6, 2013
Dear Rick!

Everything is negotiable, however typically seller will pay city and county transfer fees and taxes.

Each city have their own transfer fee for example city of Los Angeles charges: $4.50 per $1,000.00

Los Angeles county transfer Tax is $1.10 per $1,0000

Please call me for more info: 424-777-9377

Help with Any Real Estate Transaction - Buy or Sell  

Call me 424-777-9377 -  FREE CONSULTATION!  

Should you have any questions - please feel free to call me Toll Free: 1-855-TRUST-55 (1-855-878-7855)  ext. 777. 

Sergey Fednov 
President - Realtor® 
- Trust Sale Realty - 
Residential & Commercial Real Estate 
Toll Free: 1-855-TRUST-55 
Toll Free: 1-855-878-7855 
Phone: 424-777-9377 
Fax: 310-356-4925 http://www.TrustSale.com  http://www.TrustSaleRealty.com 
- We Hire CA Licensed Real Estate Agents - 
Lic# 01896869 
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jan 25, 2013
Search Advice
Ask our community a question
Email me when…

Learn more

Copyright © 2016 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer