Do New Construction Builders typically pay or help with paying closing costs?I'm located in the burbs of Minneapolis and I'm looking to buy a new construction house at around $240,000 and should have the $48,000 to pay the 20% down by the end of the construction process at the time of closing. But if I have to pay $5,000 to $6,000 more for closing costs, that might affect my ability to pay all 20% down. I want to avoid paying PMI, and if the builder can pay atleast 1/2 of my closing costs or more, I should be in the clear. Just wanted to know, how typical do builders pay for closing costs, how much they pay as I have read some builders will pay as much as 3% of home price to closing costs. My realtor is out of town until our meeting with the builder next week, and I can't get answers from her now.If they do not pay closing costs, I may forced to decrease a few upgrades (wood floors, vaulted ceilings, or fireplace etc) in order to put 20% down and have enough for closing costs, I would think they would lose profit if I ended up having to take away some of my upgrades. Thanks!April 08 2013 - Maple Grove00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.