Posts Covering Conforming Mortgages
January 23, 2014
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac set conforming loan limits for the country. The complete 2014 loan limits, plus a lookup chart by U.S. county.
January 6, 2014
A Fannie Mae mortgage program lets home buyers cash-out refinance a home purchased with cash just one day after closing. Read more and get mortgage rates.
December 23, 2013
The government announced two new "g-fees" for early-2014. Mortgage rates will rise as much as 0.875%. Beat the change. Get quotes today.
December 2, 2012
For 2013, conforming loan limits range to $625,500 for a purchase and $729,750 for a refinance.
November 30, 2012
2013 conforming and jumbo loan limits vary by county. New rules grants loan size exceptions up to $729,750.
September 17, 2012
QE3 is helping to lower mortgage rates, but its effects may not last for long. New g-fees are raising rates nationwide.
September 12, 2012
Mortgage underwriting may be strict, but there's no magic formula for getting approved. Satisfy the Mortgage Income-Equity-Credit Triangle.
August 18, 2012
If you paid cash for a home within the last 6 months and want to take "cash out", you can. It's because of a new mortgage allowance named the Delayed Financing Rule. The standard 6-month seasoning requirement on home purchases has been eliminated.
November 21, 2011
FHA loan limits now exceed conventional loan limits in some high-cost areas. As of November 18, 2011, the FHA will insure up to $729,750. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac cap at $625,500.
2014 Conforming & FHA Loan Limits
Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county,
as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, and the FHA.