downpayment Archive

37 Percent of REALTORS® With Mortgage Sales Reported Downpayment of 20+%

Based on data from the January 2014 REALTOR® Confidence Index survey, about 37 percent of respondents who reported a mortgage-financed sale reported a down payment of 20 percent or more. Under more cautious underwriting standards, buyers may have to...

Cash Down Payments Continue to be High

The December 2011 Realtors Confidence Index survey reports that cash down payments are at or above 20 percent of the home sales price in 34 percent of the transactions. This level of high down payments appears to be relatively...

October 2011 RVP Reports, Region 1: Downpayments

The share of buyers making a downpayment of 20% or more accounted for one third of all transactions in Region 1 (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut) during the 3rd quarter. Downpayment requirements have been elevated...

Downpayment for Purchase in Region 5

Roughly 45% of homebuyers put down 10% or less for a home purchased during the 3rd quarter in Region 5 (Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico). Both the reduction of the conforming loan limits as well...