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What are the transfer 2

What are the Transfer Tax Rates in Alameda & Contra Costa Counties?

Cities In Alameda & Contra Costa Counties that have a transfer tax are listed below : 

Alameda = $ 5.40 per $1000 
Albany = $8.50 per $1000 
Berkeley = $15.00 per $1000 
El Cerrito = $7.00 Per $1,000 
Hayward = $4.50 per $1000 
Oakland = $15.00 per $1000 
Piedmont = $13.00 per $1000 
Pinole = $5.50 Per $1,000 
Richmond = $7.00 Per $1,000 
San Leandro = $6.00 per $1000 
San Pablo = $7.00 Per $1,000 

To figure how much you will have to pay take the sale price in thousands and multiply the $ amount above. Example sold for $452,000 in Oakland. You multiply 452 X 15 = $6,780.00 Since this cost is typically split 50/50 between buyer & seller half would be $3,390.00 each. 

Both the County of Alameda and Contra Costa have a transfer tax. Use the above example as a guide. The tax is $1.10 per Thousand dollars of the sale price. Normally, this is a seller paid closing cost. 

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