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Current Mortgage Rates in Dover, Delaware

Compare mortgage rates and fees for leading lenders in Dover, DE. Review free, personalized mortgage rates based on your specifc loan amount, program and other factors. Easily compare APRs, closing costs and monthly payments to find the lender offering the best mortgage rates in Dover.

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Mortgage Rates in Dover, DE as of August 22, 2019
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How Do Today's Dover, DE Mortgage Rates Compare?

August 22, 2019

The current average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage in Dover is A.AAA%, the rate for a 15 year fixed rate mortgage is B.BBB% and the rate for a 5/1 adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) is C.CCC%

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Today's
Dover, DE Rates
National
Average
Comparison
30 Year Fixed Rate
A.AAA%
3.600%
15 Year Fixed Rate
B.BBB%
3.050%
5/1 Adjustable Rate Mortgage
C.CCC%
3.360%

How Affordable is Housing in Dover, Delaware?

The median home value for Dover, DE (Kent County) is $227,339

The median household income for Dover, DE (Kent County) is $59,409

Based on current mortgage rates and a 10% down payment, you need to make $42,179 per year to buy the median priced home in Dover

The home price you can afford to by based on household income in Dover is 141% of the median home value which means housing prices are average

Dover (Kent County) ranks 2 out of 3 counties in Delaware and 2,666 out of 3,142 counties in the United States for housing affordability.

According to the FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index, the housing market in Dover, DE is average

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Loan Limits for Dover, Delaware

Mortgage limits affect your loan terms, mortgage program eligibility and what price home you can afford. Review the loan limits for Dover (Kent County) below.

Conforming loan limits for Dover, DE

1 unit: $484,350
2 units: $620,200
3 units: $749,650
4 units: $931,600

FHA loan limits for Dover, DE

1 unit: $314,827
2 units: $403,125
3 units: $487,250
4 units: $605,525

VA loan limits for Dover, DE

1 unit: $484,350

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Sources

US Census Bureau American Community Survey: https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs

FHFA House Price Index: https://www.fhfa.gov/DataTools/Downloads/Pages/House-Price-Index-Datasets.aspx#qat

Income Growth: https://www.bls.gov

National Average Rates: http://www.freddiemac.com/pmms/

Conforming Loan Limits: https://www.fhfa.gov/DataTools/Downloads/Pages/Conforming-Loan-Limits.aspx

FHA Loan Limits: https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/hicostlook.cfm

VA Loan Limits: https://www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/purchaseco_loan_limits.asp

FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index