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Higher Mortgage Loan Limits Take Effect

By FHFA.gov

Conforming loan limits for mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have jumped in most of the country to $647,200, an increase of $98,950 from 2021’s limit of $548,250. The higher levels are in response to rising home prices over the past year.

The new loan limits took effect Jan. 1.

The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s House Price Index shows that home prices rose 18.05%, on average, between the third quarters of 2020 and 2021. The 2022 conforming loan limits increased by the same percentage, the FHFA reports.

However, in areas where the local median home value exceeds the baseline conforming loan limit, the limits have risen more, the FHFA says. In higher-priced locations such as San Francisco and New York, the conforming loan limits for 2022 increased to $970,800. In 2021, that baseline was $822,375.

Find out the conforming loan limit for 2022 in your area at FHFA.gov. You can also view the interactive map below on the site.

Find out the conforming loan limit for 2022 in your area at FHFA.gov. You can also view the interactive map below on the site.

A map of the U.S. showing conforming loan limits for 2022 by county across the country.