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How much deposit do I need to buy a property?

Deposit is the amount of cash you can contribute to the purchase of a property.

​The amount you need to buy a home could be as little as 2% for a first home buyer, 5% plus purchase costs for a second home buyer. 10-15% for an investor or 20% plus purchase costs if you are wanting to avoid lenders mortgage insurance.

​When you’re thinking about your deposit, think of it this way: The bigger your deposit is—the less you’ll have to borrow—the lower your repayments will be.

​Your Provident Lending Consultant will assess your personal and financial circumstances and work with you to determine your deposit requirements.