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Closing costs in Illinois
See how much you might have to shell out in closing costs when you buy or sell a home in this state.
The average closing cost in Illinois is $5,807 after taxes, or approximately 1.94% to 2.9% of the final home sale price.
Closing cost stats in Illinois
Across the state, the average home sells for between $200,000 and $300,000. If you buy a property in that range, expect to pay between $3,871.33 and $8,710.50 in closing costs after taxes.
|Average home sale price||$200,000 to $300,000|
|Average total closing cost||$5,807|
|Expected closing cost range||$3,871.33 to $8,710.50|
|Percentage of closing cost to home sale price||1.94% to 2.9%|
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How much does tax affect the closing cost?
Buyers and sellers in Illinois pay an average of $1,287 in tax combined for the closing. This accounts for 22.16% of the total average closing cost in Illinois.
|Average tax paid||$1,287|
|Percentage of total closing cost||22.16%|
How do closing costs in Illinois compare nationally?
The closing costs for buying a home in Illinois are
amongst the nation's highest
after accounting for taxes. It’s 41st
in our rankings which rates states from lowest to highest closing cost.
|Average total closing cost in Illinois||Ranking*|
*Ranked from lowest to highest of the 50 states plus Washington DC
Closing costs are inevitable when you're buying or selling a property. The exact amount will vary depending on where the property is located in Illinois.
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