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how much did you put down on your house and how much was it?

im looking to buy a home in clermont fl and need info

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:26 PM on Aug. 16, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • My house was $152,500 and we put down 20% ... so with closing costs it was around 37,000

    Answer by kaylan010 at 10:28 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • I got my house from family so I can't help but it is usally 20%

    Answer by r00j04j08 at 10:29 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • My house cost 110,000 and we were required to put 10% ... so $11,000 it was... 17 years ago!

    Answer by WoodWitch at 10:30 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • We didn't put anything money down on our house because where I live in NJ they have a program called live where you work and they will have you with down payment and closing cost. We also got money towards closing from the seller and the day of our closing we walk away with money. Our house was listed at 199,000 but we got it for 175,00. The live where you work is a loan and if we stay in the house for more then 7 years we don't have to pay anything back but if we do then will have to back pay what we owe.


    Answer by LoriAnn87 at 10:33 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • Our first house cost 99,999 - we put down 0. (this was in 2001).
    Our 2nd house cost 280,00 & we put down 40,000 (which we got from selling our first house) in 2004.
    You should check how much you HAVE to put down. There might be a set requirement.
    The more you put down the better - plus you don't want to have to pay PMI (Private mortgage insurance).

    Answer by ARmom at 10:33 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • Our house cost 250,000 we put 100,000 down

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:35 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • Talk to a mortgage broker. They have access to different programs than banks do. If the loan is small a credit union maybe the best bet. If you are living in the house, usually you can get away with 10%. Investment property is at least 20%. You may be able to roll your closing costs into your loan. When you start looking at property make sure you have a buyer's agent. That is a real estate agent whose job it is to look after you. The listing agent works for the seller. It costs you nothing to have a buyer's agent but can save you alot of cash. I would also go to and look at houses in the zip code you want to live in so you have an idea of what is available. I own six houses and all though there is much I do not know if you have more questions, feel free to message me.

    Answer by CorrinaWithrow at 10:36 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • LOL...My house was $8,000.00 and I put down $2,000.00.

    The house was a 2 bedroom trailer that was appraised at $16,000.00, but, the owner was getting married and moving out and wanted it sold fast.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 10:37 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • Our home cost $175,000 CDN and we put down $26,000 in 1999.


    Answer by beeky at 10:41 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • Our house cost 71,000 and we put down the minimum 3,000 downpayment. Required with an FHA loan.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:33 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

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