Understanding jumbo loan limits

Jumbos are examples of nonconforming loans — conventional mortgages that exceed the loan limits set by the Federal Housing Finance Agency or fall outside underwriting guidelines established by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Loan limits for conforming loans vary; they are highest in the country’s most expensive areas. In 2023, the limits for conforming loans are:

  • $726,200 for a single-family home in most areas of the U.S.
  • Up to $1,089,300 for high-cost areas, such as San Francisco or Virginia’s Arlington County.

Borrowers seeking mortgages above those amounts will need to consider jumbo loans.

Non QM / Alterntative Loan Options

Non-QM loans are handy for people who have found their dream home but were denied a home loan under qualified-mortgage standards. A non-qualified mortgage may provide a temporary lending solution until you meet regular mortgage guidelines and can refinance to a traditional loan.

Non-Traditional Income

Don’t let non-traditional income prevent you from owning a home. Diamond Mortgage is your trusted lender when it comes to alternative methods for income qualification. We can work with borrowers who oftentimes have multiple streams of income, paid in lump sums, or are self-employed and absorb business expenses onto their personal tax returns.

1. Bank Statement Loans

2. Asset Depletion Loans

3. One-Year Tax Return Loans

4. Flexible Income Jumbo Loans

5. No Income Verification Loans

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