REAL Credit™

Homebuyers save up to $750 by ordering services online. What will you save?

REALegal™

Homebuyers who close with us receive peace of mind with up to 2 hours of free legal counsel.

REAL Safe™

Explore contactless closing options designed to keep our community healthy & safe.

Closing Costs For Homebuyers

Approximately 70% of closing costs that are variable are title-related, including the insurance premium and service charges. Try our online Quick Quote tool and our free app Close It! to calculate your closing costs today.

You will need more than just enough for the down payment to buy a home. As a general rule, you should tack on an additional 3% to 6% of the purchase price to account for closing costs. These fees can be sorted in the three buckets: title insurance premiums, settlement fees and taxes.

Read This: Important Info for Closing

Settlement Fees

Review settlement fees and other important information homebuyers need to know ahead of closing.

Transfer / Recordation Taxes

Explore taxes you’ll be expected to pay at closing in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Title Insurance Premiums

Review these charts to calculate your title insurance premium manually for enhanced or standard coverage.

How much cash will you need for closing?

What is title insurance?

Title insurance covers past title problems that come up after you buy or refinance a property.

Pre-closing Guide

Review FAQs for a better understanding of the real estate closing process, title insurance coverage and title claims.

Post-closing Guide

Discover what happens to your file after closing, gain insights about water escrows and real estate taxes and other post-closing concerns.

Federal Title & Escrow Company

Innovators within the title industry, trend setters who leverage technology to streamline the closing process, pioneers of a business model that has saved customers more than $18 million in closing costs – we set the bar other title companies aspire to reach.
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A Superior Settlement Experience

We offer:

  • Remote & online closing solutions
  • Complete, upfront cash-to-close picture
  • Delivery tracker
  • Local knowledge accrued over 25 years of business
  • Accessible in-house attorneys & seasoned support staff
  • Easy, proactive communication
  • REAL Benefits™ that include a closing credit of up to $750 and up to 2 hours of free legal consultation
  • Full settlement services at friendly prices

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Closing Costs Explained…

Closing costs include taxes, lender fees and title fees that a homebuyer pays at settlement. Watch this video to prepare for the process.

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