What is the minimum down payment that I need to make these days (southern ca)?I live in Pasadena CA and I have never had a house. We want to buy a house but I do not have a considerable amount for the down payment. What is the minimun required these days?Â May 23 2009 - Pasadena00YesReport 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.