Normally the contract provides which cost the seller pays and which cost the buyer pays. There are certain costs involve which involve title insurance, recording, documentary stamps, satisfaction in mortgage, mortgage documentary stamps, closing costs, attorney’s fees and commissions. This is all provided for in the contract and it will be spelling out on a closing statement, which is normally abbreviated as a HUD. H-U-D.
You should go ahead and consult with a knowledgeable real estate attorney to ensure that you are paying only the cost that you’re obligated to pay for under the contract.