Transfer Tax & Escrow Fees


County:
Transfer Tax is
$1.10 per $1000.


Escrow Fees:
Who pays what?


Cities:
Transfer Tax, if
any, per $1000.

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Buyer

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

City Transfer Tax:

Split

Alameda:

$5.40

Albany:

$11.50

Berkeley:

$15.00

Hayward:

$4.50

Oakland:

$15.00

Piedmont:

$13.00

San Leandro:

$6.00

Recording Fees:

Split

Title Insurance:

Buyer or Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

or Split


                      

Recording Fees:

Split

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Split

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Split

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Split

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Buyer

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

City Transfer Tax:

Negotiable

Richmond:

$7.00

San Pablo:

$7.00

El Cerrito:

$7.00

Recording Fees:

Split

Title Insurance:

Seller

or Split

Escrow Fees:

Seller

or Split

County Transfer Tax:

Split

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Seller

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller or Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Buyer

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Split

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

City Transfer Tax:

Seller

Culver City:

$4.50

Los Angeles:

$4.50

Pomona:

$2.20

Redondo Beach:

$2.20

Santa Monica:

$3.00

Recording Fees:

Buyer or Split

Title Insurance:

Seller or Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

or Split

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Buyer

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

City Transfer Tax:

Seller

San Rafael:

$3.10

Recording Fees:

Split

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Buyer

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Split

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Seller

Title Insurance:

Seller or Split

Escrow Fees:

Seller or Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Buyer

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller or Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller or Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Split

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller or Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Seller or Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

City Transfer Tax:

Seller or Split

Sacramento:

$2.75

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Seller or Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller or Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Buyer

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

In San Francisco, the County Transfer Tax is figured based on the value of the property as follows:

$1000-$250,000:
$5.00 per $1000

$250,001-$999,999:
$6.80 per $1000

$1,000,000+:
$7.50 per $1000

For more information, please see the relevant code section.

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller or Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Buyer

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

City Transfer Tax:

Seller

or Split

San Mateo:

$5.00

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Seller

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

City Transfer Tax:

Seller

or Split

San Jose:

$3.30

Mountain View:

$3.30

Palo Alto:

$3.30

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Split

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Split

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Buyer

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

City Transfer Tax:

Seller

Vallejo:

$3.30

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Buyer

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

City Transfer Tax:

Seller

Cloverdale:

$1.10

Cotati:

$1.10

Petaluma:

$2.00

Santa Rosa:

$2.00

Sebastopol:

$2.00

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Seller

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Split

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Seller

Escrow Fees:

Split

County Transfer Tax:

Seller

Recording Fees:

Seller

Title Insurance:

Seller
Buyer (Davis)

Escrow Fees:

Seller
Buyer (Davis)

County Transfer Tax:

Seller
Buyer (Davis)

City Transfer Tax:

Seller

Davis:

$1.10

Woodland:

$1.10

West

Sacramento:

$1.10

Winters:

$2.20

Recording Fees:

Buyer

Title Insurance:

Buyer

Escrow Fees:

Buyer

County Transfer Tax:

Seller