How Large A Down Payment Do You Need

A paper weight in the shape of a house with a down payment on it, a dollar bill under the paper weight, a calculator on the side and an eyeglasses

There are mortgage options now available that only require a down payment of 5% or less of the purchase price, but the larger the down payment, the less you have to borrow, and the more equity you’ll have in mortgages with a down payment of less than 20%.

Generally, they require a mortgage insurance policy to secure the loan. When considering the size of your down payment, consider that you also need money for:

  • closing costs
  • moving expenses
  • repairs
  • decorating

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