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October 23, 2019
The current average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage in Athens 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%
The median home value for Athens, GA (Clarke County) is $182,692
The median household income for Athens, GA (Clarke County) is $35,613
Based on current mortgage rates and a 10% down payment, you need to make $33,895 per year to buy the median priced home in Athens
The home price you can afford to buy based on household income in Athens is 105% of the median home value which means housing prices are average
Athens (Clarke County) ranks 158 out of 159 counties in Georgia and 2,974 out of 3,142 counties in the United States for housing affordability.
According to the FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index, the housing market in Athens, GA is average
Mortgage limits affect your loan terms, mortgage program eligibility and what price home you can afford. Review the loan limits for Athens (Clarke County) below.
Conforming loan limits for Athens, GA
FHA loan limits for Athens, GA
VA loan limits for Athens, GA
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