Is it true you can't give cash back to buyers?Boy you agents here are earning commission just answering all of my questions lately, lol.I had mentioned that the previous owners had turned the garage into a bedroom. We were going to convert it back but now that we are selling we don't want to pay the 10k to do it.I was going to offer 10k back to the buyers since we have equity in the house but we don't have the cash to do the work first. I just read that you can't give any money back to the buyers except paying closing costs or paying points? Is that true?So if all I can do is drop the price of my house, that's not near as appealing to buyers as getting money back. 10k doesn't lower the monthly mortgage that much but 10k in the pocket would be nice.Was this always a rule? If so, what can I do to sweeten the deal in selling my house besides just doing drastic price drops? I'm leaving all appliances including our whole house generator. I'm not taking anything but our furniture so there's nothing to negotiate there. I just know the lack of garage is going to hurt us but we really didn't have the money to get it converted back before selling.Is there a way to put in writing that after the sale of the house, when we get our cash in hand, THEN we will pay for the garage to be converted back? I mean doing it legally in writing, not a cash under the table thing. That's fraud and I wouldn't do that. March 15 2014 - US00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.