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Post Posted: Sat Aug 26, 2006 2:11 pm    Post subject: backing out before closing
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can i back out of a deal before closing without having to pay any fees ?
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Post Posted: Sat Aug 26, 2006 10:01 pm    Post subject: RE: back out before closing
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Hi,

You may back out but this will depend more on the lender. You need to talk to him and show him a valid reason. Even then you may have to pay a certain amount for cancelling the deal.

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Post Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2006 8:19 pm    Post subject: RE:
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Hi Guest,

Usually borrowers are given 3 business days after signing the loan documents within which they can cancel the mortgage. This is known as the Right of Recission. But this right is not allowed for home buyers. It is meant for those willing to refinance or take a home equity loan or line of credit.

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Post Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2006 11:13 pm    Post subject: RE: Right of Rescission
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Hi,

Under the Truth-In-Lending Act, a borrower has the right (Right of Rescission) to withdraw from the deal within 3 days after closing. Therefore, you may cancel the deal before closing.

However, the right of rescission is applicable for those who refinance the home with a new lender or in case of a cash-out refinance. The right does not apply to those who are buying their principal residence, those who consolidate or refinance existing home loan with the same lender when no extra cash is borrowed from elsewhere. A borrower also does not have the right to rescind if a state agency is the creditor of his loan.

The right of rescission applies to loans against condominium, mobile home, house boat etc as long as it is the principal residence of the borrower. The right is generally provided to borrowers taking installment loans or personal loans keeping the home as collateral.

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Post Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2009 5:35 pm    Post subject: backing out of house after closing
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you close on a house, a duplex to rent out, than break up with boyfriend and afraid can not handle it, makes $7.50 an hour. How would a person get a $90,000 loan on that amount and 40 hour week or less, can you back out of the house after the closing
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Post Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2009 2:01 pm    Post subject:
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once you've bought the home, you are on the hook for that mortgage, and the home is yours. if you cannot find a way to make the payments, you can certainly seek to sell the home. that's the first bet bet for your situation; contact your realtor and discuss it. but also contact your lender and discuss it with them. you'd be better served not to find yourself in trouble making payments without having tried to deal with eliminating the cause - affordability.
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Post Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:45 am    Post subject: Backing out of a loan before closing
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If I back out of a loan before closing, will I owe any fees such as for an appraisal that may already have taken place?
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Post Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:04 pm    Post subject:
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If you have already agreed all the terms and the deal is done, you can't just back out. If you try you'll face legal consequences I expect.
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Post Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:46 pm    Post subject:
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corn, you would be obligated to pay for the appraisal, but a smart lender would have already collected that fee from you anyway.
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Post Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2010 4:18 pm    Post subject: Cancel before closing???
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My wife and I are in the process of refinancing our home. We have signed many documents, but have not closed. It's been three weeks since we've started this process, and now we are not comfortable with the new lender. Does the Right to Rescind apply to us, or does this take effect after we've closed?
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Post Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2010 1:30 am    Post subject:
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Hi Jon,

If you haven't signed the closing docs with the lender, then you will be able to cancel the deal immediately. The right to rescind will, however, come into affect once you have closed the loan.

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Post Posted: Fri May 06, 2011 10:15 am    Post subject: backing up after signingcontract to purchase before closing
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what are the possibilities of getting out of the contract?we already send them letter of termination of contract and told them about our reasons and inform them that the earnest money put forward is surrendered to them<seller> without dispute because we already did also the home inspection and they already repair the other damages of the house.can we still backup in buying that house ???the seller didn’t sign or agree to terminate the purchase of contract and they are still going to go on the day of closing.is there any possibility that they will sue us for not buying the house??
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Post Posted: Fri May 06, 2011 10:43 pm    Post subject:
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Hi friggy,

The seller may sue you for not buying the house. If you have cancelled the contract within the 3 day rescinding period, then I don't think the seller will be able to take any legal actions against you.

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:03 pm    Post subject: Construction laon
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No closing yet but all docs in except flood insurance. Bank is requesting coverage for a zone not indicated by county conservation /FEMA maps.
Want to withdraw loan request and use other available funds.
What fees will we incur and what docs can we request from the lender?
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Post Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:59 am    Post subject:
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Hi Sus,

You should immediately contact the lender and withdraw your request for a mortgage. You should ask the lender to return all the documents that you had submitted him.

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