Current Mortgage Rates in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Compare mortgage rates and fees for leading lenders in Chattanooga, TN. 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 Chattanooga.

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Mortgage Rates in Chattanooga, TN as of September 24, 2020
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How Do Today's Chattanooga, TN Mortgage Rates Compare?

September 24, 2020

The current average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage in Chattanooga 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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How Affordable is Housing in Chattanooga, Tennessee?

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

The median home value for Chattanooga, TN (Hamilton County) is $207,567

Based on current mortgage rates and a 10% down payment, you need to make $37,357 per year to buy the median priced home in Chattanooga

With this income, you could qualify for a $186,810 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 Chattanooga is $865

The median household income for Chattanooga, TN (Hamilton County) is $53,020

Based on this income, you can afford a home valued at approximately $294,598

The home price you can afford to buy based on household income in Chattanooga is 142% of the median home value which means housing prices are average. Chattanooga (Hamilton County) ranks 86 out of 95 counties in Tennessee and 2,637 out of 3,142 counties in the United States for housing affordability.

According to the FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index, the housing market in Chattanooga, TN is average


Loan Limits for Chattanooga, Tennessee

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

Conforming loan limits for Chattanooga, TN

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

FHA loan limits for Chattanooga, TN

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

VA loan limits for Chattanooga, TN

1 unit: $510,400

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