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Zero-down payment mortgages are back

Zero-down payment mortgages are back

They were all the rage — then the scourge — of the housing boom and bust. Now they’re back, big time: Home mortgages that require tiny or zero-down payments from buyers. Several major lenders...

Zero-down payment mortgages are back
Insurance for your down payment coming soon

Insurance for your down payment coming soon

From the New York website: When you put down thousands of dollars to purchase a home, you’re taking a potentially serious financial risk: You could lose some or all of that money if the value...

Insurance for your down payment coming soon
Mike Pappas, owner of Keyes Co.

Miami-Dade home buyers paying big down payments

Home buyers in Miami-Dade County put down some of the biggest down payments in the country during the first...

Miami-Dade home buyers paying big down payments
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20 percent down? Don’t bet on it.

Remember the proposed requirement from six federal agencies that homebuyers make minimum 20 percent down payments if they want the lowest interest rates? Remember the controversy that erupted over the plan last spring, when...

20 percent down? Don’t bet on it.
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