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Volume 18 - Number 25

December 7, 2018

Conforming Loan Limits Hiked, But Does It Really Matter?

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced last week that it was increasing the maximum conforming loan limit for 2019. For most counties, the new limit will be 6.9 percent higher at $484,350. The increase, while routine, has both supporters and critics.

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