I agree with Larry. What do you mean by "restrictions"? If he is of sound mind, he can choose to sell it (hopefully with your help). If he's not, you probably need to somehow get power of attorney. I would talk to an estate attorney and see what it is you need to do in order to sell the home.... more
The only appraised price is an independent appraisal done in the past 6 months. A common misconception with sellers, (especially for sale by owners) is they get an appraisal themselves, then after the 6 months, (nothing else matters to a bank) the market changes and some sellers still think their outdated appraisal means something.
Avoid the denial step..the numbers don't lie.... more