Looking for a new mortgage is only half of the battle when doing your personal finances. Once you purchase the home you have to be ready for the closing costs. There are general rule of thumb estimates that cover realtor fees, land transfer tax, lawyer fees, moving expenses, etc... Here is a handy calculator from ING to help you predict your closing costs when refinancing a mortgage.
When buying a new home, there are expenses outside of your mortgage that you will need to include in your budget. To help you, we have created this closing cost checklist that you can use to keep track of your expenses.
Closing costs calculator