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The new conforming loans limits for mortgages that can be acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were announced this morning by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). As expected, the changes reflect the nearly unprecedented price gains over the last year. Earlier today FHFA posted third quarter changes in its Housing Price Index (HPI). Between the third quarter of 2020 and 2021 the expanded-data index (slightly different than the regular HPI) had grown by an average of 18.05 percent . The baseline conforming limit will be higher by that same percentage. The limit for single-family residential units in most U.S. counties, effective January 1, 2022, will be $647,200 . This is an increase of $98,950 from the $548,250 limit this year. The baseline limit for properties containing two units…(read more)

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Source: Mortgage News Daily