Watch Out for Closing Costs if Buying or Selling Home for Retirement - Aging in Place

Watch Out for Closing Costs if Buying or Selling Home for Retirement


According to a recent story on, the slow housing market is not bringing closing costs down. These costs can significantly impact the bottom line in your real estate deal, so make sure you take this into consideration as you plan to buy or sell your retirement home.


It may surprise you to find out that New Mexico and Alaska are on this list. Click the link below to see the top 10 states with the highest closing costs.

Read More: 10 Most Expensive States for Closing Costs


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Mark Hager is an aging in place thought leader and advocate. He is the founder of, CEO of Age in Place Networks, a leading authority in the aging in place niche and a trusted voice for both consumers and business owners serving older consumers. Over the years, Mark has provided help for thousands of consumers, organizations and small businesses.


  1. Karen Cupp says:

    Dear Mark,

    I am very interested in this concept. I live in a rural part of Illinois and want to help my senior population make the wisest decisions for their next act! I am a Senior Real Estate Specialist who has a passion for serving.


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