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They can try, if the seller agrees it's OK.
Essentially NO, however, they could waive the financing contingency and proceed but this would put his deposit at risk if they failed to qualify. It could be risky if they're working on the fringe. You're right about asking why the seller would care and it's because the possibility now exists that they may not be able to close. That is huge!
This is very much a contract-specific question, so the answers you receive here are not necessarily going to be the correct ones. I know that in our market, that happens all the time and if the buyer gets to closing successfully, his financing is irrelevant. Changing financing may affect the buyers' ability to recover their earnest money deposit in the event of default, but again, that's contract specific. At the end of the day, though, I do not believe sellers can dictate the buyers' financing as a general rule.
Yes. Usually financing is a contingency which can always be waived.
Good morning. It happens from time to time, the language in the contract comes into play. As long as the client still qualifies for the mortgage, I really don't see an issue.
Boy that's a gray area here in AZ. It states on our contract that buyer can make changes to the loan program, financing terms, or lender without prior approval from seller if these changes do not adversely affect buyer's ability to obtain loan approval, increase seller's closing costs, or delay COE.
The short answer: yes. As long as your buyer and his/her lender are going to honor other terms of your executed contract and seller agrees to it( any change to an original RPA, should be done via ADM signed by both principals)
p.s. I had a situation when we accepted all cash offer for a commercial building, but the investor decided to get a loan. Seller agreed and buyer closed on time, everyone was happy.
It depends what you contract language says. In Tennessee the buyer can change and pursue othre financing and terms.
Hello - I noticed you're located in Florida. Your association should provide legal advice for free through the Florida Realtors® I have called them several times for random questions. 407-438-1409 you will need to provide your real estate license number so they can verify you have are in an active status and then they get right to answering your questions. Here is a link for the legal center hotline page.
i bet i can be done as long is done when docs and closing are being done and does not change the outcome of the purchase , but that's just my opinion. seller must approve the change ; big difference between 15 and 20 percent down ; no mi at 20 ;client could end up not qualifying .very important to let the other parties know about changes . disclosure of changes would be the most important to make sure everyone on the same page.have a great day
Why are you asking us? Why not ask the listing agent?
Everything is negotiable with an addendum. If the seller agrees then it's ok. If the seller disagrees then it's a no go.
The legal aspect of it has to be answered by a lawyer, here in NH say a sale is contingent upon a buyer getting a mortgage and then it states convention 20% down. If the buyer gets denied for a mortgage than getting the deposit back could be a stickler, but the seller does not usually see the buyers approval or loan papers at closing. YES though many buyers try to bait a seller to accepting a strong offer and then switching it to a not so strong amount down. That weighs heavy on most listing agents,