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down payment

the deposit paid on an item purchased on hire-purchase, mortgage, etc.
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To make homes even more affordable in Salt Lake City and other participating communities, the CDC of Utah will provide special downpayment assistance.
Natoli claimed that since she stopped payment on the check, there was really no payment of the downpayment at all.
Countrywide's EasyWay Community allows non-traditional credit histories for buyers who may not have established credit and requires as little as a $500 or one percent downpayment from eligible borrowers.
The report found that downpayment gifts from relatives resulted in claims against the fund at a 5.
First-time homebuyers who meet income guidelines will be able to receive a second mortgage loan to cover a five-percent downpayment on the home they want to buy.
In addition to a low downpayment, home buyers who want the ease of lower monthly mortgage payments during the first few years can also take advantage of the Low Down Easy Loan's "buydown" option.
Nationally, the program could help hundreds of thousands of low-income working families accumulate downpayments for homes of their own -- real homes in real neighborhoods, with lawns and trees and a sense of community pride.
More than 86 percent of California home purchases in 1993 were financed "traditionally" with a cash downpayment and a new mortgage, up from 81 percent in 1992.
Pete Wilson has made rapid implementation of Brown's legislation a priority because it will help about 55,000 California families purchase their first homes with low downpayments and, as a result, help improve the state's economy through the creation of an estimated 37,000 jobs.
The government has almost doubled the size of mortgage loans that first-time homebuyers can get, but it still leaves prospective homeowners having to fork over immense downpayments.
About 62% of existing residential first mortgages would not have qualified under the proposed QRM standard because they had downpayments of less than 20%, according to LPS Applied Analytics,.