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It is called a "jumbo" type credit. Subprime mortgages exceeding the limits laid down by the Bundesanstalt für Wohnungswesen (Federal Institution for Housing) cannot be resold to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. Creditors usually need bigger down deposits and a higher level of earnings for those who are looking for a jump credit because there is more exposure.
The FHA Credit Limits - Refreshed 2016 Schedule
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) published changes to the 2018 credit limits for FHA Forward and FHA Covered Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM) on 7 December 2017. Credit limits are being increased for FHA forward mortgages in almost every county across the country due to an rise in home equity. No areas with lower credit ceilings existed.
Credit limits for Home Equity Conversion Mortgages Mortgage ( "HECM"), which are FHA-insured Reverse Mortgage, have also risen. In the following chart, the FHA default lending limits are shown for areas that are not classified as costly. These figures are valid for areas with high costs. However, please be aware that the high costs areas differ from state to state and that not all states have high costs areas.
Here you can also see the complete FHA credit limit listing. A number of districts exist in several states whose boundaries lie between the ground and roof of the FHA. Under the National Housing Act, the credit limits for Alaska, Guam, Hawaii and the Virgin Islands can be adapted by up to 150% of the cost-intensive area limits.
By 2018, the national mortgage ceiling for FHA-insured home equity conversion mortgages or HECMs rose to $679,650 from $636,150. The FHA does not allow credit limits for inverted mortgage loans to be varied by district, so the limits apply to all real estate regardless of where it is situated. In order to look for FHA lending limits for a particular location, please go to the website of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Browse by state to find the precise boundaries for an FHA in your area.