Zillow Advice: Buying Process - How is the final sale price of a new home determined? Does it include the seller's credit towards op http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-is-the-final-sale-price-of-a-new-home-determined-Does-it-include-the-seller%27s-credit-towards-op/303037/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Since you mentioned "options" ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-is-the-final-sale-price-of-a-new-home-determined-Does-it-include-the-seller%27s-credit-towards-op/303037/ <p>Since you mentioned "options" it seems to me that you must be talking about new construction where there is a list of options to choose from.&nbsp; The options you select are added to the base price (listing price), then any concessions from the seller could be deducted from that amount.&nbsp;&nbsp;If the seller gives you a $16 per sq yd credit for flooring and you buy something that is worth $32 per sq yd, the $16 credit is deducted from the $32, many times you pay the difference yourself before the carpeting is installed.&nbsp; Same goes for a kitchen, you may be given a certain amount from the builder for a kitchen, and if you over that amount you pay for it.</p> Tue, 01 Dec 2009 18:47:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-is-the-final-sale-price-of-a-new-home-determined-Does-it-include-the-seller%27s-credit-towards-op/303037/ 2009-12-01T18:47:00Z The sales price is the sales ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-is-the-final-sale-price-of-a-new-home-determined-Does-it-include-the-seller%27s-credit-towards-op/303037/ The sales price is the sales price you agree on. &nbsp;What can change is how much you actually walk away with (or have to pay). &nbsp;This will vary depending on credits and things of that nature. Tue, 01 Dec 2009 18:11:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-is-the-final-sale-price-of-a-new-home-determined-Does-it-include-the-seller%27s-credit-towards-op/303037/ 2009-12-01T18:11:00Z