We maintain relationships with several escrow companies throghout the state that specialize in liquor license transfers.
The escrow companies that we work with charge standard fees for liquor license transactions which generally run about $900. Note that when a business is being sold along with the liquor license, then the escrow company will charge an escrow fee based on the value of the business that is being puchased.
Also, an escrow company will itemize charges for services, including:
Before opening an escrow, ask the escrow officer what they charge for opening a liquor license escrow and what itemized fees are charged beyond their basic fee. When your escrow closes, carefully review your escrow closing statement for errors.
Learn the basics about California liquor license escrows and the importance of using a third-party escrow company when transferring a liquor license into your name.