Settlement, Closing, Title, and Escrow

PTD Law specializes in settlement, closing, title and escrow services. Below is a list of common fees charged in a typical settlement transaction. See below for a range of typical fees for a settlement transaction:

Closing and Escrow Fees
Closing Fee: $250.00 – $650.00
Title Fee: $50.00 – $250.00
Recording Fees MA $175.00 – $360.00
Recording Fees NH $175.00 – $360.00
Survey Purchase: $150.00
Survery Affidavit Refinance: $75.00
Overnight Mail: $20.00 to $40.00
* dislosure – this page is for information purposes only actual fees may vary

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