Zillow Advice: FHA and VA Loans - Does the appraisal on a new purchase need to come in at the offer price? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-appraisal-on-a-new-purchase-need-to-come-in-at-the-offer-price/508423/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Ideally the appraisal will ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-appraisal-on-a-new-purchase-need-to-come-in-at-the-offer-price/508423/ Ideally the appraisal will come in at the purchase price or very close to it. Otherwise the deal may need to be renegotiated or canceled. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-appraisal-on-a-new-purchase-need-to-come-in-at-the-offer-price/508423/ 2013-08-26T08:06:00Z It needs to meet the contract ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-appraisal-on-a-new-purchase-need-to-come-in-at-the-offer-price/508423/ It needs to meet the contract price. Ask your lender Sat, 24 Aug 2013 22:25:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-appraisal-on-a-new-purchase-need-to-come-in-at-the-offer-price/508423/ 2013-08-24T22:25:00Z Yes it should come in st ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-appraisal-on-a-new-purchase-need-to-come-in-at-the-offer-price/508423/ Yes it should come in st the asking price on the contract.  The lesser of the contract price or the appraised value is what the financing is based off.  If it comes in low you can make up the difference of the contract price or renegotiate the contract down. Sat, 24 Aug 2013 19:41:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-appraisal-on-a-new-purchase-need-to-come-in-at-the-offer-price/508423/ 2013-08-24T19:41:00Z The purchase price or more ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-appraisal-on-a-new-purchase-need-to-come-in-at-the-offer-price/508423/ The purchase price or more is ideally what it should appraise for. Sat, 24 Aug 2013 19:36:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-the-appraisal-on-a-new-purchase-need-to-come-in-at-the-offer-price/508423/ 2013-08-24T19:36:00Z