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How much you need for a down payment on a home, based on which type of mortgage you get

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Read our editorial standards. The cash you pay up front when buying a home is your down payment. You might need as little as 3% up front for a conventional mortgage, Some government-backed mortgages, including VA and USDA loans, don't require a down...
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