how much should you put down on a house down payment?
for buying your first house the house we are lookingat is 169000 dolalrs, any idea of what to put down on it?
- 9 years agoFavorite Answer
Definitely 20% ($33,800 in your case).
- D.E.B.S.Lv 79 years ago
You *should* put down as much as possible making sure you leave yourself enough reserves to be able to move in, do the required improvements, and buy appliances or furniture you need.
From a qualifying standpoint, you will need to have 20%.
- Anonymous4 years ago
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- 9 years ago
It depends on the type of loan you are trying to get, as they all have different down payment requirements such as 1%, 3.5%. But 10 or 20% is good.
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- TiLv 79 years ago
At least 20%