Size Does Matter: Some Loan Amounts Are Bigger Than Others

October 22nd, 2012

The maximum loan size on mortgages varies from area to area. Most people are aware that the Conforming loan limit can be extended in high cost areas, which are typically the more urban, high cost markets. But many people are not aware that the Conforming loan amounts as well as the Conforming High Balance loan limits vary from area to area, based on a formula using median sales price information for the area. So a Conforming loan can be raised to a higher Read the rest of this entry »

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How Much Can I Really Get?

May 17th, 2012

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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 the rest of this entry »

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