Marcia, this is a battle YOU CAN NOT WIN.
Keeping Mom and Dad happy, especially if they are the source of the downpayment, is critical.
If you choose to engage in trench warfare, and this will prove costly, add a few benefits that will compet the parents agent to do likewise. You won't get the business, but everyone will love you for the rake back you will create.
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax Realtec Group
Palm Harbor, FL