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Current Mortgage Rates in Metairie, Louisiana

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

August 22, 2019

The current average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage in Metairie 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%

Mortgage Program
Today's
Metairie, LA 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 Metairie, Louisiana?

The median home value for Metairie, LA (Jefferson County) is $192,803

The median household income for Metairie, LA (Jefferson County) is $52,423

Based on current mortgage rates and a 10% down payment, you need to make $35,771 per year to buy the median priced home in Metairie

The home price you can afford to by based on household income in Metairie is 147% of the median home value which means housing prices are average

Metairie (Jefferson County) ranks 58 out of 64 counties in Louisiana and 2,588 out of 3,142 counties in the United States for housing affordability.

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

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Loan Limits for Metairie, Louisiana

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

Conforming loan limits for Metairie, LA

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

FHA loan limits for Metairie, LA

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

VA loan limits for Metairie, LA

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

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