With all the foreclosed homes on the market right now required repairs have become very common in the home buying process. No worries, its just another hurdle and there are a number of ways to get to closing even when the appraisal comes back with required repairs. All loan programs FHA, VA, Rural Development, & even conventional loans have the possibility of repairs. When the appraiser visits the home they may see health and safety issues they end up requiring be remedy as part of the transaction. This video walk you thru some examples off possible repairs. Below you will also find some down-loadable attachments to help guide you thru the process.
Note: The first half of the video gives examples, the second half explains how to handle the repairs (starting at 5:47)