Yes they do if you are using conventional financing. I suggest using a hard money lender to allow you to do a zero down purchase and refinance option. For more information call our office at 281-671-4636... more
The biggest question is can you find a lender able to assist you in time to get what you need to apply for the assistance and still be able to meet the execution deadline as you still need to find a home and hope you can get an execution in just under 45 days. . .... more
Normal and customary for seller to pay some of the costs these days. They can pay all of them as long as it isn't going over the guidelines limits. 3% of purchase price can be rebated back to buyer in the form of seller credit towards closing costs. FHA allows 6% currently.