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Quick fridge question to throw out there.

I have around 2 weeks until closing on a short sale, and the real estate agent just informed me that her clients fridge broke. Yes it was part of the contract, but she has no money to replace it. My suggestion of substituting it with the washing machine which was not included in the sale was nixed that the seller needs it and "this is just part of short sale downsides." 

Is there any other way to negotiate over here or should I just take the loss and go to closing?

Thanks! (as always I really appreciate everyone and the time you all take to answer!)

If it is a short sale doubtful the bank will pay for it You can ask the 2 agents to kick in some commission money but the seller probably has no means to pay for it .Get an estimate of the repair for the fridge and go from there

@Mark Cohen Does the fridge make or break the deal? In my opinion I can buy a used fridge for less then 300 dollars. You can try to get th agents to throw in some money, however ; in my opinion it's not worth it .

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