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 Is it smart to try and buy a home without a real estate agent? What information do I need to disclose when selling? How can I find out what my home is worth? Are open houses important when selling a home? What should I do to prepare my home for a sale?