Zillow Advice: Selling Process - Do lending banks require sellers to take a discount when they pay the home seller? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Do-lending-banks-require-sellers-to-take-a-discount-when-they-pay-the-home-seller/470323/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Some fees are negotiable.&nbsp; ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Do-lending-banks-require-sellers-to-take-a-discount-when-they-pay-the-home-seller/470323/ Some fees are negotiable.&nbsp; It varies from state to state as to what the <u>customary</u>&nbsp; fees are for the seller.&nbsp; However, the seller can pay the discount points on the loan on behalf of the buyer - IF if is negotiated and written in the contract. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 19:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Do-lending-banks-require-sellers-to-take-a-discount-when-they-pay-the-home-seller/470323/ 2012-12-05T19:42:00Z Thanks everyone for clearing ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Do-lending-banks-require-sellers-to-take-a-discount-when-they-pay-the-home-seller/470323/ Thanks everyone for clearing that up. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 21:18:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Do-lending-banks-require-sellers-to-take-a-discount-when-they-pay-the-home-seller/470323/ 2012-12-10T21:18:00Z Incorrect information.&nbsp; ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Do-lending-banks-require-sellers-to-take-a-discount-when-they-pay-the-home-seller/470323/ Incorrect information.&nbsp; Go to the source, ask the lender.&nbsp; Are you the seller or the buyer, either way check it out with the source.&nbsp; People are well intended but not always right. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 18:39:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Do-lending-banks-require-sellers-to-take-a-discount-when-they-pay-the-home-seller/470323/ 2012-12-04T18:39:00Z I've never heard of such ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Do-lending-banks-require-sellers-to-take-a-discount-when-they-pay-the-home-seller/470323/ I've never heard of such a thing. That is completely incorrect info. I'm wondering who the person got that info from.&nbsp;Find yourself a local real estate broker or mortgage broker you like, or from a trusted referral, and ask them to explain the process to you. Good ones are always there to help with free correct info. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 18:21:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Do-lending-banks-require-sellers-to-take-a-discount-when-they-pay-the-home-seller/470323/ 2012-12-04T18:21:00Z This is the problem with ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Do-lending-banks-require-sellers-to-take-a-discount-when-they-pay-the-home-seller/470323/ This is the problem with "what someone says" that does not know what they are talking about. Ignore that person in the future, you got really incorrect information.<br/><br/>Tim Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:51:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Do-lending-banks-require-sellers-to-take-a-discount-when-they-pay-the-home-seller/470323/ 2012-12-04T15:51:00Z