Call several title companies, and NEGOTIATE the lowest price!
.....and in many instances, your realtor will direct you to a closing attorney that is more beneficial to them instead of you!
Mandatory closing costs include title search, title abstract or attorney review, recording fees, closing protection coverage fee. Depending on company you choose these would range from $800-$1100.
There would be optional tbut recommended) owners title insurance. On a $95,000 purchase this would be about $422. Visit this link to Baton Rouge Title where you can view a chart of title insurance costs. Check with them on the exact amount. for a cash sale where no mortgage insurance is involved. http://www.brtitle.com/services.htm
Most if not all of these costs can be negotiated to be paid by the seller. It is customary in Louisiana for the Buyer to pay appraisal and inspection fees, but not required by law.