Your down payment will depend on the type of mortgage loan you go with. If you're a veteran, you could use a VA loan and get the entire home financed with no money down. An FHA loan requires a minimum down-payment of only 3.5% down. Then there are conventional loans that will require more down.
Your loan choice will be dependent on your needs, the type of home and your qualifications. If you're buying a condo, more than likely, you will need to use a conventional loan, since most condo associations do not approve for FHA lending.
I would be happy to discuss this with you in more detail and refer a lender to you to help you find the best loan for your needs.
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