South Carolina Title Insurance Rate & Transfer Tax Calculator



South Carolina State FlagEasily calculate the South Carolina title insurance rates and South Carolina property transfer tax; customarily called documentary stamps, or revenue stamps. The recording fee is $1.85 for each five hundred dollars, or fractional part of five hundred dollars. No other excise, recordation or mortgage tax exists in South Carolina. Please send me an E-mail if you see an error or want to make a comment. Last updated 6/2018.

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  South Carolina Title Insurance And Transfer Tax Estimate Calculator
 
  Selling price of property  
 
  Mortgage Amount  
 
  Transfer & Recordation Tax
    BUYER SELLER  
  State Transfer Tax  
 
  Title Insurance
  OWNERS POLICY
  CFPB Owner's Title Policy Disclosure Calculation
  Basic Owner's Policy (Actual Premium)  
  Simultaneous Loan Policy (Actual Premium)  
  Stand-alone Loan Policy (Actual Premium)  
  CFPB - Owner's Policy Disclosed Amount  
  Title Insurance Premium Adjustment  
  TOTAL Title Insurance Premium    
 
  Title Insurance Endorsements
  Alta 11-06: Mortgage Modification $75.00  
  Alta 17-06: Access & Entry $0.00  
  Alta 18.1-06: Multiple Tax Parcels $0.00  
  Alta 22.1-06: Location & Map $0.00  
  Alta 6 Variable Rate Mortgage $100.00  
  Alta 6.2 Variable Rate Mortgage-Negative Amortization $100.00  
  Alta 8.2-06: Environmental Protection Lien $0.00  
  Alta 9.2-06: Cc & R - Improved Land $0.00  
  Closing Protection Letter $35.00  

Can I get a cheaper title insurance rate in South Carolina?

You can obtain a discounted title insurance policy if you can obtain the current owner's title insurance policy. The existing policy must be less than 10 years old. The discount is 50%. Read more

Withholding on Sales of Real and Associated Tangible Personal Property by Nonresidents


South Carolina Code Section 12-8-580 requires a person who purchases real property, or real property and associated tangible personal property, from a nonresident seller to withhold South Carolina income taxes from the seller. The withholding amount depends upon the type of taxpayer and the information the seller provides the buyer. The buyer is responsible for collecting and remitting the withholding to the Department on Form I-290. The seller must report the gain or loss on the sale on a timely filed South Carolina income tax return; any excess withholding calculated on the seller’s income tax return is then refunded. Exceptions to the withholding requirements exist and are explained in this document. Read more