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Sunday, March 9, 2008
Fannie Mae Loan Limits increased to $729,750 - March 9, 2008
Fannie Mae announced their guidelines for the new loan limits on March 6, 2008. This a result of The Economic Stimulus bill that passed with one of the benefits being Fannie Mae Loan Limits being increased to $729,750.Mortgages Made Simple logo It also increases Freddie Mac Loan Limits to $729,750 and it certain high cost areas FHA loan limits are being increased to $729,750.

We are replaying this show from a few weeks ago to give you an idea of how it will help. This should create a fresh round of refinancing by homeowners who currently have jumbo loans from $417,000 to $725,000. They will be able to lower their payments significantly. In addition people waiting on the sidelines to buy a home can now confidently move into the market.

The new Jumbo Conforming loan, as it is being called, will allow a 90% LTV on purchase loans up to $729,750 with a 700 credit score. If you want to refinance you must have a 75% LTV and a 660 credit score. Cash out refinances will not be allowed.




Show Notes: Listen to Can Anyone afford a home in California?


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