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Thu Jun 11, 2015
Zac Bacon answered:
Fees can vary slightly between title companies. This is JUST an estimate, but you're looking at about $1,065 for the escrow fee, and about $2,044 for the Owner's Title Policy. In addition to that, about $858 in County Transfer tax, and another $150-$300 for Notary/recording/etc.
Keep in mind, all these fees are negotiable, and can be paid by the Buyer, Seller, or a combination of both.
These costs are estimated for Newcastle, and may also vary based on county and city.
If you're preparing to open an escrow, I have worked with Kelli Zanter at Old Republic Title for years, and I am very happy with their service. Her phone is 916.784.1551.
I would be glad to assist with any other questions you may have.
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Sat Sep 5, 2009
Dianeshiner asked:
My mother passed away a month ago and her mobile home is for sale. It's valued at only $30,000 however the homeowners policy says that it has to be insured at $70,000. At this poin...
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Sat May 7, 2011
Shel-lee Davis answered:

Pending AB means - pending (or escrow open) but accepting back offers. I am not 100% sure about Contingent with Short Sale, as we do not use that in California, however, I believe this means the seller has accepted an offer, submitted it to the short sale lender and it is now just waiting on the lender's agreement to take less than what is owed on the property as payment on the debt. Hope this helps and Dare to Dream.

Shel-lee Davis
Real Estate Consultant
RE/MAX Palos Verdes Realty
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Tue Mar 17, 2009
Steven Ornellas answered:
Barb, do you have a question? -Steve
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