Excess Seller Contributions Applied to Paying Off Debt

Question: If I have excessive seller contributions, can they be used toward borrower debt being paid off at closing? Answer: Unfortunately, not. Only VA allows a seller to pay off a borrower’s debts. Reference: 4000.1 II.A.4.d.iii.(H) and II.A.5.c.iii.(H)  Inducements to Purchase are treated the same way for both TOTAL and Manual underwriting.  Inducements to Purchase […]

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