If you can't put a full 20% down for a conventional loan, you can take out an FHA loan for about 3.5% of the property's value. They will slap a PMI (private mortgage insurance) on your loan because of how much extra risk you borrowing so much of their money versus the amount you put in poses for them.
Also look into first time home buyer programs in your state. Could help.
If you go the FHA route, you can save money over the long run by paying the full PMI in one lump sum. waiting for your equity to build overtime to the point where they take off the PMI can cost you more money that just paying it upfront.
People hate my advice for two reasons. they assume you're either going to want to work like a slave to pay your house in five years, or they want you to put 20% down. There's nothing wrong with either criticism. I just assume you probably don't want to work like a slave and with only $8K your options might be limited.
What market are you buying in? Im assuming your in burger land broski.