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Volume 2017 - Number 46

November 30, 2017

Conforming Loan Limit to Increase by 7 Percent in 2018 to $453,100; High-Cost Limit Hits $679,650

The conforming loan limit for one-unit properties in 2018 will be $453,100, according to an an-nouncement this week by the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The limit for mortgages eligible to be delivered to the government-sponsored enterprises increased by 6.8 percent from the current limit.

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With originations expected to drop in 2018, will your shop turn to non-QM/non-prime mortgage products as a way to bolster volumes?

Yes, definitely. We’re planning a launch.


No. It’s still difficult compliance/regulatory-wise.


Maybe. It’s under consideration.


Not now. But things could change as 2018 progresses.