Who pays closing costs? Sellers or buyers? September 03, 2021 01:45 Updated Typically, the buyer handles the majority of the closing costs, but they are all negotiable. Learn more about closing costs and who pays for them. Related articles How can I find out what my home is worth? Are open houses important when selling a home? What information do I need to disclose when selling? What should I do to prepare my home for a sale? Is it smart to try and buy a home without a real estate agent?