Private transfer fee
Private transfer fee means a transfer fee, including a charge or payment, imposed by a covenant, restriction, or other similar document and required to be paid in connection with or as a result of a transfer of title to real estate, and payable on a continuing basis each time a property is transferred (except for transfers specifically excepted) for a period of time or indefinitely. A private transfer fee does not include fees, charges, payments, or other obligations -
(1) Imposed by or payable to the Federal government or a State or local government; or
(2) That defray actual costs of the transfer of the property, including transfer of membership in the relevant covered association.
12 CFR § 1228.1
For the purposes of this part, the following definitions apply: