To answer your question, yes. You should be able to obtain very close to a full assist. It really depends on a sellers net and making sure there would be no appraisal issues.
You should really be working with an agent who knows the area and the market well enough so they can represent your needs.
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If the Seller listed LOW, hoping for multiple offers, and try to go under that AND have them pay your closing costs; you had better hope that they don't know what Market Value is, and that you do!
This all has a lot to do with how distressed the Seller is; which you probably will never now. You might find how far you can push the Seller, but that may not mean he's distressed.
Several suggested adding the Closing Costs to to offer, so that you don't have to put out the Cash:
This only works if the Appraisal is high enough.
Get a good Buyer's Agent and work it out; there is no SIMPLE ANSWER.
Good luck and may God bless
Purchase price $200,000 no closing costs
Purchase price $205,000 with $5000 in closing costs
Purchase price $210,000 with $10,000 in closing costs