To find out how much money you’ll net from your house, add up your closing costs and subtract them from the sale price of the house. 

Closing Costs for Sellers  
Mortgage payoff and outstanding interest  
Prorations for real estate taxes  
Prorations for utility bills, condo dues, and other items paid in arrears.  
Closing fees charged by closing specialist.  
Title policy fees  
Home inspections  
Attorney’s fees  
Survey charge  
Transfer tax or other government registration fees  
Brokerage commission  

Reprinted from REALTOR® Magazine Online by permission of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Copyright 2003. All rights reserved. 

Courtesy of Metro Realty, REALTOR®