· Freddie Mac recently released a report entitled, “Perceptions of Down Payment Consumer Research.” Their research revealed that, “For many prospective homebuyers, saving for a down payment is the largest barrier to achieving the goal of homeownership. Part of the challenge for those planning to purchase a home is their perception of how much they will need to save for the.

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers In Realtor.com’s recent article, "Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?" they mention that "46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a mortgage to the point that they don’t even try."

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 · Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Buyers often overestimate the funds needed to qualify for a home loan. According to the same report: 22% of renters and 31% of homeowners believe lenders require 20% or more of a home’s sale price.

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 · In Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a mortgage to the point that they don’t even try.”. Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Buyers overestimate the down payment funds needed to qualify for a home loan. According to the First Quarter 2017.