IF I put down a larger amount, will the mortgage officers overlook our spotty work history?We have 70,000 to put down on a house that costs about 150,000. I am self employed, and have only been at it for about a year. My husband works here and there, but does not have anything long term. We are planning on having a roommate to help to pay the mortgage.Is there an option for us to get a loan for the 80,000?January 09 2014 - Portland00YesReport 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.