Closing Customs for San Francisco County
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SF Bay Area and LA areas.
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- Contra Costa
- Los Angeles
- San Diego
- San Francisco
- San Joaquin
- San Mateo
- Santa Barbara
- Santa Clara
- Santa Cruz
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San Francisco County Closing Customs
|Recording Fees Paid By||Buyer|
|Title Ins. Fees Paid By||Buyer|
|Escrow Fees Paid By||Buyer|
|City/County Transfer Tax||Seller (variable rates see below)|
|($ Per K)
See Exemption below
|5.00||$100 to $250K|
|6.80||$250K up to $1M|
|7.50||$1M up to $5M|
|20.00||$5M up to $10M|
The above also applies to any leases of 35 years or longer.
Exemption: (new) 1/3 of any tax imposed if (1)used a residence and;(2) active solar system installed as defined in Section 73(b) Revenue & Taxation Code, or (3) seismic retrofitting has been made as defined in section 74.6(b) Revenue & Taxation Code. This partial exemption shall only apply to initial transfer by party who made improvements under (2) & (3).
*Great time and effort has been made to insure the accuracy of the information provided herein. However, state and local laws and procedures are subject to change at any time. We suggest updating these amounts with the source prior to a transaction.