November 27th, 2018 4:05 PM by Robin Bain
The Federal Housing Finance Agency today said that it will raise the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac purchase in 2019 from $453,100 to $484,350. The announcement marks the third time FHFA has increased the baseline loan limit since 2006.
In high-cost areas, such as Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., the maximum loan limit will be $726,525, which is 150 percent of $484,350. Meanwhile, limits will rise in all but 47 counties in the country.