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Current Mortgage Rates in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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

August 22, 2019

The current average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage in Scranton 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
Scranton, PA 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 Scranton, Pennsylvania?

The median home value for Scranton, PA (Lackawanna County) is $155,397

The median household income for Scranton, PA (Lackawanna County) is $49,859

Based on current mortgage rates and a 10% down payment, you need to make $28,831 per year to buy the median priced home in Scranton

The home price you can afford to by based on household income in Scranton is 173% of the median home value which means housing prices are average

Scranton (Lackawanna County) ranks 46 out of 67 counties in Pennsylvania and 2,139 out of 3,142 counties in the United States for housing affordability.

According to the FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index, the housing market in Scranton, PA is average

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Loan Limits for Scranton, Pennsylvania

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

Conforming loan limits for Scranton, PA

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

FHA loan limits for Scranton, PA

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

VA loan limits for Scranton, PA

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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