Think that you still need 20% for you down payment? Think again.
Just after the housing bubble burst, many banks tightened up their lending restrictions. You could pretty much guarantee that to qualify for a new mortgage, you were going to need near perfect credit and part with 20% of the home value as a down payment.
While the credit qualifications remain tight, we’re seeing banks begin to roll out programs to allow for 5%/10%/15% down payments. This could be great news for potential buyers on the fence with their decision to purchase. Read the article on the CNN Money website here.
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