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Current Mortgage Rates in Elgin, Illinois

Compare mortgage rates and fees for leading lenders in Elgin, IL. 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 Elgin.

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Mortgage Rates in Elgin, IL as of January 21, 2020
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How Do Today's Elgin, IL Mortgage Rates Compare?

January 21, 2020

The current average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage in Elgin 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
Elgin, IL Rates
National
Average
Comparison
30 Year Fixed Rate
A.AAA%
3.690%
15 Year Fixed Rate
B.BBB%
3.150%
5/1 Adjustable Rate Mortgage
C.CCC%
3.350%

How Affordable is Housing in Elgin, Illinois?

Below we provide helpful information on the real estate market, home prices and housing affordability in Elgin. Understand how much you need to earn to afford a home in Elgin, including the mortgage you need to qualify for. Review the monthy payment so you can determine if owning a house in Elgin fits your budget. This information is based on proprietary analysis you can only find on FREEandCLEAR and we offer it to help you decide if living in Elgin is right for you.

The median home value for Elgin, IL (Kane County) is $258,524

Based on current mortgage rates and a 10% down payment, you need to make $46,528 per year to buy the median priced home in Elgin

With this income, you could qualify for a $232,672 mortgage, assuming your monthly debt expense is reasonable

Based on this loan amount, the monthly mortgage payment required to buy the median priced home in Elgin is $1,078

The median household income for Elgin, IL (Kane County) is $78,953

Based on this income, you can afford a home valued at approximately $438,688

The home price you can afford to buy based on household income in Elgin is 170% of the median home value which means housing prices are average. Elgin (Kane County) ranks 98 out of 102 counties in Illinois and 2,179 out of 3,142 counties in the United States for housing affordability.

According to the FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index, the housing market in Elgin, IL is average

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Loan Limits for Elgin, Illinois

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

Conforming loan limits for Elgin, IL

1 unit: $510,400
2 units: $653,550
3 units: $789,950
4 units: $981,700

FHA loan limits for Elgin, IL

1 unit: $368,000
2 units: $471,100
3 units: $569,450
4 units: $707,700

VA loan limits for Elgin, IL

1 unit: $510,400

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