Current Mortgage Rates in Madison, Wisconsin

Compare mortgage rates and fees for leading lenders in Madison, WI. 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 Madison.

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Mortgage Rates in Madison, WI as of August 9, 2020
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How Do Today's Madison, WI Mortgage Rates Compare?

August 9, 2020

The current average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage in Madison 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 Madison, Wisconsin?

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

The median home value for Madison, WI (Dane County) is $296,370

Based on current mortgage rates and a 10% down payment, you need to make $53,339 per year to buy the median priced home in Madison

With this income, you could qualify for a $266,733 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 Madison is $1,235

The median household income for Madison, WI (Dane County) is $71,326

Based on this income, you can afford a home valued at approximately $396,315

The home price you can afford to buy based on household income in Madison is 134% of the median home value which means housing prices are average. Madison (Dane County) ranks 71 out of 72 counties in Wisconsin and 2,740 out of 3,142 counties in the United States for housing affordability.

According to the FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index, the housing market in Madison, WI is average


Loan Limits for Madison, Wisconsin

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

Conforming loan limits for Madison, WI

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

FHA loan limits for Madison, WI

1 unit: $333,500
2 units: $426,950
3 units: $516,050
4 units: $641,350

VA loan limits for Madison, WI

1 unit: $510,400

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