borrowing more on a mortgage for improvements ??we're looking to buy a house soon we will put 75k down and put 75k on a mortgage loan.. we would like to actually have a larger mortgage say 85k so we have some money for improvements to the property and other costs like moving paying down some other higher interest debt and whatnot .. can we do that? we are approved for far more than the 75k we need.November 23 2012 - 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.