The VA Funding Fee is NOT automatically paid by the seller. It can be if the seller is paying closing costs as per your purchase contract, but nearly all of the VA Loans I have done, the Veteran finances the VAFEE. Now be aware, there are fees that a Veteran CANNOT pay i.e. Escrow Fee, Termite Report and any required repairs, etc. Let me know if you have additional questions.
Best to start with the building dept in the city, or county in which you intend to buy to determine what fees may be involved...or...We are licensed A&B contractors and normally do the legwork for our clients as an additional service. You would also need cost/s information from each utility company. Then choose a licensed contractor to do the work and determine what those costs will be.... more