Lower ‘Jumbo’ Loan Limits ~ WSJ Market Watch

Lower ‘Jumbo’ Loan Limits ~ WSJ Market Watch

July 17, 2011

Wall Street Journal article by Amy Hoak about current conforming mortgage limits are scheduled to expire with limits for jumbo loans falling from $729,750 to $625,500. Limits vary depending on where you live with lower limits that are equal to 115% of the median single family home price, ranging from $417,000 to as much as $625,500. This change in the high end home areas will cause mortgages to get more expensive.

The change is expected to officially take effect on October 1st, but it may be reflected in loan quotes as early as the end of July. If you are thinking of refinancing your home, talk to your local mortgage banker soon before the change.

To read the whole article click here.


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