What is a Jumbo loan in Colorado?

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The Kevin A. Guttman team is here to provide expert advice and help you get the right mortgage to suite you needs. One of our top products are Jumbo loans. In the United States, a jumbo mortgage is a mortgage loan that may have high credit quality, but is in an amount above conventional conforming loan limits. This standard is set by the two government-sponsored enterprises,, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and sets the limit on the maximum value of any individual mortgage they will purchase from a lender.

How does a Jumbo loan work in Colorado?

Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac (FHLMC) are large agencies that purchase the bulk of U.S. residential mortgages from banks and other lenders, allowing them to free up liquidity to lend more mortgages. When FNMA and FHLMC limits don’t cover the full loan amount, the loan is referred to as a “jumbo mortgage”.

Jumbo loan rates Colorado

Traditionally, the interest rates on jumbo mortgages are higher than for conforming mortgages, however with GSE fees increasing, Jumbo loans have recently seen lower interest rates than conforming loans.

Jumbo loan eligibility in Colorado

You will need a lower Debt To Income ratio than a conventional loan. Documented record of steady employment. You must have 2 appraisals done on the home you are purchasing. Jumbo loans require a minimum of 15-20% down payment.

Jumbo loan limits in Colorado 2021

The Jumbo loan limits for most counties in Colorado is $548,250 for 2021. Up from last year’s limit  of $510,400. There are some counties such as Eagle country that exceeds $800,000. See chart below to find your county.

Single Dwelling by County

Adams $596,850 Kit Carson $548,250
Alamosa $548,250 Lake $625,500
Arapahoe $596,850 La Plata $548,250
Archuleta $548,250 Larimer $548,250
Baca $548,250 Las Animas $548,250
Bent $548,250 Lincoln $548,250
Boulder $654,350 Logan $548,250
Broomfield $596,850 Mesa $548,250
Chaffee $548,250 Mineral $548,250
Cheyenne $548,250 Moffat $548,250
Clear Creek $596,850 Montezuma $548,250
Conejos $548,250 Montrose $548,250
Costilla $548,250 Morgan $548,250
Crowley $548,250 Otero $548,250
Custer $548,250 Ouray $548,250
Delta $548,250 Park $596,850
Denver $596,850 Phillips $548,250
Dolores $510,400 Pitkin $765,600
Douglas $596,850 Prowers $548,250
Eagle $822,250 Pueblo $548,250
Elbert $596,850 Rio Blanco $548,250
El Paso $548,250 Rio Grande $548,250
Fremont $548,250 Routt $678,500
Garfield $765,600 Saguache $548,250
Gilpin $596,850 San Juan $548,250
Grand $548,250 San Miguel $625,500
Gunnison $548,250 Sedgwick $548,250
Hinsdale $548,250 Summit $822,375
Huerfano $548,250 Teller $548,250
Jackson $548,250 Washington $548,250
Jefferson $596,850 Weld $548,250
Kiowa $548,250 Yuma $548,250

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