Gifting money for down payment on home purchaseWhen is it best to advise the realtor that you are going to be receiving gifted funds from a family member in assisting with the down payment; upfront or wait until it is closer to closing?June 14 2014 - US00YesReport 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.