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How much did you put down on your home? What was the total price? Where do you live?

I am trying to buy a house in California. Home prices are ridiculous here. I was just wondering about your area. Thank you in advance for your help

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:31 PM on Nov. 9, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • $10,000 down-purchased in 2006 for $151,000-3 bed, 2 bath rancher on 1/2 acre with 3 car detached garage.

    Answer by jenree33 at 5:33 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • Oh and I live in western Colorado.

    Answer by jenree33 at 5:33 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • AZ
    1800 sq ft, 1 story house
    We put down $3000 and got it back in closing.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:33 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I live in Miami, Fla. We had our house custom built, 26 years ago for about 250,000.00 now houses in my area are over 1 million, this is with an acre and a quarter of land. I know this is a lot cheaper than in California, you get a lot more for your money down here. My house is over 5,000 sq ft., two story.

    Answer by older at 5:36 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • $12,000 down, $276,000 in feb2006.

    we're in Canada so thats' canadian dollars - converted to US dollars would be about 259,000

    Answer by hypermamaz at 5:45 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • In 2006
    3b/2bath/1300 sq. ft/ 1acre
    $0 down (fully financed)
    in Central Texas, between Austin and San Antonio

    Answer by CaLizzyMom at 6:22 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • We live in Central Michigan. We put down 3% of the total cost of our home, which was bought at 71,000. We live in a 3bedroom, 1bath, 2 car attached garage home on a .33 acre lot.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 6:24 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I live in Iowa. We put down 40k the house was 255k. Our mortgage payment is 1500 a month that is including taxes and home owners insurance.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:04 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • Nevada, purchased it in 2006, put $30,000 down and bought it for $180,000. Payment, including taxes and insurance comes out to about $900 / month.

    Answer by peace1234 at 11:58 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I live in Santa Clarita, CA. We bought our house for $487,000, put about $54,000 down. It's very expensive in California. I know what you mean. Message me if you have any other questions.


    Answer by mommy2joeynabby at 12:20 AM on Nov. 10, 2009

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