question about gift money as down-paymentA family member is providing me funds that are sufficient to qualify and cover the down payment for a house that I intend to purchase. How long do these funds need to be in my account to pass the scrutiny and requirements of the mortgage lending organization to permit me to qualify and obtain a mortgage loan? August 05 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.