Zillow Advice: Selling Process - Can the seller pay closing costs (i.e. realtor fees) with a credit card? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-the-seller-pay-closing-costs-i-e-realtor-fees-with-a-credit-card/471107/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate No. But maybe you can transfer ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-the-seller-pay-closing-costs-i-e-realtor-fees-with-a-credit-card/471107/ No. But maybe you can transfer money off of your credit card into your bank account and bring certified funds or cash to the closing table. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 00:52:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-the-seller-pay-closing-costs-i-e-realtor-fees-with-a-credit-card/471107/ 2012-12-13T00:52:00Z Question:&nbsp; Are you hoping ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-the-seller-pay-closing-costs-i-e-realtor-fees-with-a-credit-card/471107/ Question:&nbsp; Are you hoping to put the closing costs on a credit card because you won't sell for enough to pay the loan balance and the closing costs while avoiding a short sale, or are you hoping to collect the credit card points?<br/><br/>If it is because you can't pay off the mortgage balance and the closing costs, (which is common and will remain a common problem as long as we are in a low inflation economy), you either need to secure a personal loan before closing or negotiate with the mortgage holder(s) to carry a promissory note for the difference between the balance and the net proceeds. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 17:36:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-the-seller-pay-closing-costs-i-e-realtor-fees-with-a-credit-card/471107/ 2012-12-12T17:36:00Z The answer is NO. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-the-seller-pay-closing-costs-i-e-realtor-fees-with-a-credit-card/471107/ The answer is NO. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 16:11:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-the-seller-pay-closing-costs-i-e-realtor-fees-with-a-credit-card/471107/ 2012-12-12T16:11:00Z Thanks for posting your question ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-the-seller-pay-closing-costs-i-e-realtor-fees-with-a-credit-card/471107/ Thanks for posting your question on Zillow.com!<br/><br/>The answer, NOOOOOOO!!&nbsp; The settlement company operates as the middle man/3rd party to facilitate money transferring between all parties and they do not accept credit cards.&nbsp; Would be nice though!!!!<br/><br/>Great question. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:49:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-the-seller-pay-closing-costs-i-e-realtor-fees-with-a-credit-card/471107/ 2012-12-12T15:49:00Z Nope. The people closing ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-the-seller-pay-closing-costs-i-e-realtor-fees-with-a-credit-card/471107/ Nope. The people closing a transaction require certified funds or cash only. No personal checks and certainly no credit cards.<br/> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:11:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-the-seller-pay-closing-costs-i-e-realtor-fees-with-a-credit-card/471107/ 2012-12-12T15:11:00Z