Teresa Cripps, Patient, Compassionate, Caring.  (Crye-Leike Realtors)

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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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A seller doesn't have to accept any offer they don't agree with, but I'd personally fire a seller who wouldn't take a market price offer on a VA loan. I support our veterans and all of should. They just have to build costs into their accepted price.

Jan 02, 2016 05:22 AM
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Roy Kelley
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I would need to ask the loan officer for the best advice on this question.

Jan 02, 2016 05:17 AM
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Joe Petrowsky
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Good morning Teresa. They would be required to sign if they want the borrower to have the loan approved. Why would a seller be required to pay a underwriting fee?

Jan 02, 2016 05:35 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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We do not have this block on our Tennessee forms. 

Jan 02, 2016 12:18 PM
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Joe Pryor
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Might b a good idea to discuss this with your broker.

Jan 02, 2016 08:13 AM
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Spirit Messingham
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Great question.  I do not know.  I would ask title/escrow officer and go back to the lender to ask . I suspect it will be a problem.

Jan 02, 2016 07:51 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
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I am with Roy Kelley on this one.  I always check with my lender.

And, I like Tammy Lankford's response ... why would any seller not want to support a veteran in purchasing their home? 

Jan 02, 2016 05:39 AM
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Kathleen Luiten
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If I understand your question this is coming to the seller from the buyer and not already agreed through the original purchase contract. If that's the case then no, the seller is not required to agree to it. And that will likely mean the financing is refused unless the buyer finds a work-around that's accepted by the VA.

Jan 02, 2016 04:50 AM
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Valeria Mola
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Great answers

Best of luck.

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Bob Crane
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I would seek counsel from a great mortgage consultant on this.

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Harry F. D'Elia III
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good read on this one

Jan 22, 2017 06:27 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Seller does not have to sign anythng

Jan 02, 2016 11:00 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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I agree with Joe.

Jan 02, 2016 09:32 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I have no idea... have never had a seller "balk" at a VA financing.

Jan 02, 2016 09:28 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Seek advice from your broker...

Jan 02, 2016 09:06 PM
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 Good morning Theresa. I like Tammy's answer. Why wouldn't somebody support our veterans?

Jan 02, 2016 05:14 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
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The seller doesn't have to sign anything they don't like.  They can counter or reject the offer.

Jan 02, 2016 09:06 AM