It raises the question for lenders of whether you’re able to afford the house if you can’t afford the down payment. That said, it’s possible to get a personal loan for down payment if your mortgage lender agrees and you have no other options. A personal loan is a last resort option if you have exhausted all other alternatives.
Almost nobody pays cash for a house.Instead, you pay for most or all of it by getting a loan from a bank, called a mortgage. You will also most likely make a down payment of 3.5 to 20% of the sale price. Since everybody wants to know how to get a house with zero down, we’ll cover that first.