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Current Mortgage Rates in Lafayette, Louisiana

Compare mortgage rates and fees for leading lenders in Lafayette, LA. 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 Lafayette.

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Mortgage Rates in Lafayette, LA as of September 27, 2020
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How Do Today's Lafayette, LA Mortgage Rates Compare?

September 27, 2020

The current average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage in Lafayette 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
Lafayette, LA Rates
National
Average
Comparison
30 Year Fixed Rate
A.AAA%
3.650%
15 Year Fixed Rate
B.BBB%
3.090%
5/1 Adjustable Rate Mortgage
C.CCC%
3.390%

How Affordable is Housing in Lafayette, Louisiana?

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

The median home value for Lafayette, LA is $196,693

Based on current mortgage rates and a 10% down payment, you need to make $35,400 per year to buy the median priced home in Lafayette

With this income, you could qualify for a $177,024 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 Lafayette is $820

The median household income for Lafayette, LA is $56,898

Based on this income, you can afford a home valued at approximately $316,145

The home price you can afford to buy based on household income in Lafayette is 161% of the median home value which means housing prices are average. Lafayette ranks 55 out of 64 counties in Louisiana and 2,345 out of 3,142 counties in the United States for housing affordability.

According to the FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index, the housing market in Lafayette, LA is average

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Loan Limits for Lafayette, Louisiana

Mortgage limits affect your loan terms, mortgage program eligibility and what price home you can afford. Review the loan limits for Lafayette below.

Conforming loan limits for Lafayette, LA

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

FHA loan limits for Lafayette, LA

1 unit: $331,760
2 units: $424,800
3 units: $513,450
4 units: $638,100

VA loan limits for Lafayette, LA

1 unit: $510,400

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