2019 loan limits increase to $484,350 for most areas. Conforming (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac) loan limits are up – way up – and it could benefit home buyers and refinancing households in 2019.
However, because California is considered a high-cost area, the 2019 Fannie Mae loan limits in California for a single-unit family home is now $726,525 (in the most expensive counties), which is 150% of the general mortgage limit for normal-cost areas.
View the current FHA and conforming loan limits for all counties in Colorado. Each Colorado county conforming mortgage loan limit is displayed.
In most of the U.S., the 2019 maximum conforming loan limit for one-unit properties will be $484,350, an increase from $453,100 in 2018. Baseline limit The Housing and Economic Recovery Act (HERA) requires that the baseline conforming loan limit be adjusted each year for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reflect the change in the average U.S. home price.
Pressure appears to be building on the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) acting director to back down or at least delay an intended reduction in conforming loan limits for Fannie. Gary Miller.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) publishes annual conforming loan limits that apply to all conventional mortgages delivered to Fannie Mae, including general loan limits and the high-cost area loan limits. High-cost area loan limits vary by geographic location.