Compare Current Waterloo, Iowa Mortgage Rates

Compare Waterloo, IA mortgage rates and fees from top lenders. 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 lowest mortgage rates in Waterloo.

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Waterloo, IA Mortgage Rates as of February 20, 2024
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Compare Today's Waterloo, IA Mortgage Rates

February 20, 2024

Current mortgage rates in Waterloo, IA are % for a 30 year fixed rate loan, % for a 15 year fixed loan and % for a 5/1 adjustable rate mortgage (ARM)

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How Affordable is Housing in Waterloo, Iowa?

Below we provide helpful information on the real estate market, home prices and housing affordability in Waterloo. Understand how much you need to earn to afford a home in Waterloo, including the mortgage you need to qualify for. Review the monthy payment so you can determine if owning a house in Waterloo 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 Waterloo is right for you.

The median home value for Waterloo, IA (Black Hawk County) is $185,371

Based on current mortgage rates and a 10% down payment, you need to make $38,671 per year to buy the median priced home in Waterloo

With this income, you could qualify for a $166,834 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 Waterloo is $896

The median household income for Waterloo, IA (Black Hawk County) is $61,144

Based on this income, you can afford a home valued at approximately $293,093

The home price you can afford to buy based on household income in Waterloo is 158% of the median home value which means housing prices are average. Waterloo (Black Hawk County) ranks 92 out of 99 counties in Iowa and 1,673 out of 3,142 counties in the United States for housing affordability.

According to the FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index, the housing market in Waterloo, IA is average


Loan Limits for Waterloo, Iowa

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

Conforming loan limits for Waterloo, IA

1 unit: $726,200
2 units: $929,850
3 units: $1,123,900
4 units: $1,396,800

FHA loan limits for Waterloo, IA

1 unit: $472,030
2 units: $604,400
3 units: $730,525
4 units: $907,900

VA loan limits for Waterloo, IA

1 unit: $726,200

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