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2021 Mortgage Loan Limits

Every year, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) sets a dollar cap on conventional mortgages that Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae are allowed to back, commonly referred to as a conforming loan limit. In 2020, the conforming loan limit for a single-family home was $510,400. This year, the conforming loan limit for a single-family home increased to $548,250, nearly 7.6% higher! Read More

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2024 Conforming Loan Limits Announced

2024 conforming loan limits have been announced! New loan size limits are set each year on conventional mortgages that Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae will buy from mortgage lenders. You can see the 2023 loan limits in the chart below. For 2024, the conforming loan limit for a single-family home has increased from $726,200 to $766,550. That is about a 5.5% increase! Loan limits go even higher for 2-4 unit homes.

In most areas, the maximum conforming loan limits for 2024 are as follows: Read More

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How Much Can I Really Get?

 

People seem to get confused by maximum loan amount allowances, down payment requirements, and the interest rates surrounding them. I thought it would be helpful to have a breakdown. I am going to show loan limits for owner occupied loans, for Conventional, FHA and VA loans: Read More