Maximum Seller Financing Contributions

March 9th, 2015

It is important to know how much a seller, or any interested party (i.e. a realtor, builder, or seller) can contribute to a buyer’s closing costs. Many people get confused as to what is allowed, and some realtors write up a sales contract with dollar amounts that are not allowed per mortgage guidelines, which will cause problems with the loan. Below are the current maximum seller financing contributions allowed: Read the rest of this entry »

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Getting A Seller Credit In Lieu Of Repairs

November 12th, 2012

Getting A Seller Credit In Lieu Of Repairs

It is very common for a buyer and seller to negotiate a seller credit in lieu of repairs after a buyer does a home inspection. Most sellers do not want to bother with doing a small amount of repairs, and some may not have the money until after they go to settlement, so they negotiate a credit and offer to pay some money at settlement for these repairs. The problem comes when Read the rest of this entry »

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