With home prices rising across the country, the Federal Housing Finance Agency is expected to raise their conforming loan limits next month.
Rocket Pro TPO, the wholesale channel of Rocket Mortgage that works with mortgage brokers, anticipates $625,000 as the new 2022 conforming loan limit in all states and counties.
As of today, 10/5/2022, applicants through SELFi.com will be able to take advantage of the new higher loan ceiling.
There has been no announcement on the ceiling increasing for high balance counties such as San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Significance of the change
For homeowners with an unpaid principal balance between $548,250 and $625,000, there becomes an immediate refinance opportunity.
For home-buyers, if you were considering a loan amount at $548,250, this becomes an immediate opportunity to raise your projected loan amount to $625,000 while still being able to lock-in a historically low mortgage rate.
“SELFi is proud to participate in down payment assistance program to help more Californias realize the dream of homeownership”
- Joseph Flannery, CEO of SELFi.com
Once FHFA announces an update to the loan limit ceiling for high balance counties, such as the Bay Area, we will update.
You can learn how Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac impacts rates and why rates are so different between mortgage companies by clicking here.
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