Do I Really Need to Put 20 Percent Down?

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Though 20 percent has traditionally been the ideal amount to put as a down payment, the notion that you must do so to qualify for a home loan is simply not true.

In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors®, first-time homebuyers in 2022 put down an average of 6 percent, while repeat buyers typically put down an average of 17 percent.

Different loan programs come with varying down-payment requirements, so how much you can afford will influence the type of loan you qualify for. Whether you’re a repeat or a first-time homebuyer, the following guide can help you understand your options and discover the best one for your budget.

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