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When a lender is paying soft closing costs after all hard costs.... that's cash back in my book.

Most of it went towards costs, but some of it went to her pocket. This was not unusual around here when housing was insane. It was often cheaper to buy than rent because you were allowed to get the seller to kick back up to 6% on a sale, and could go into a purchase with absolutely no money on the table, and even leave with some in your pocket. A rental required first, last and deposit. It's one of the reasons we wound up selling our rentals.

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