Closing costs in Maryland ranked No. 13 in the U.S., with Hawaii having the highest and neighboring Pennsylvania, the lowest.
In June, Bankrate.com, a consumer financial data firm, surveyed lenders in all 50 states on lending costs for a single-family home with a 20 percent down payment on a $200,000 mortgage.
Bankrate.com found that closing costs on a $200,000 mortgage in Maryland averaged $2,229, higher than the national average of $2,128.
Closing costs in Hawaii on the $200,000 loan averaged $2,655 while the average in Pennsylvania was $1,837. New York's average closing costs on that size of a loan was $2,560 and Delaware's closing costs averaged $2,358.