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  • Profile photo of Paul22MPaul22M
    Join Date: 2006
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    Hi there , I am planning on buying my first home next year sometime , was wondering can anyone tell me how much deposit percentage I would need to avoid having to pay mortgage insurance? for example if I am looking around the 350000 mark how much deposit would I need to avoid needing to have it??

    Profile photo of lopethalopetha
    Join Date: 2007
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    Generally its 80% so $70K on a $350k property.

    Profile photo of BennyteeBennytee
    Join Date: 2006
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    Hi Paul,

    the usual is 20% or $70,000 for a $350,000 property, to avoid paying LMI (lenders mortgage insurance)

    Profile photo of TerrywTerryw
    Join Date: 2001
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    Westpac can stil lend up to 85% without LMI in some cases.

    Terryw | Structuring Lawyers Pty Ltd / Loan Structuring Pty Ltd
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    Lawyer, Mortgage Broker and Tax Advisor (Sydney based but advising Aust wide)

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