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East Baton Rouge Parish, LA

2024 Loan Limits

Tags: 2024 Low-Cost BATON ROUGE, LA

This page contains the Conforming, FHA, VA, and HECM Loan Limits for each housing type in East Baton Rouge Parish.

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Loan Limit Tables East Baton Rouge Parish, LA

Loan Limits are the maximum amount of money allowed to be lent for a particular kind of loan. Different types of loans have different limits. Below are the 2024 loan limits for East Baton Rouge Parish, LA.

Conforming Loan Limits

Conforming loans must meet the guidelines set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. If a mortgage exceeds the conforming loan limits then it is considered a jumbo loan.

$766,550
home size icon 1 Single-Family
$981,500
home size icon 2 Duplex
$1,186,350
home size icon 3 Triplex
$1,474,400
home size icon 4 Quadplex

FHA Loan Limits

FHA Loans are home mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration. FHA Loans let you get a home loan with a lower down-payment and relaxed credit score requirements.

$498,257
home size icon 1 Single-Family
$637,950
home size icon 2 Duplex
$771,125
home size icon 3 Triplex
$958,350
home size icon 4 Quadplex

VA Loan Limits

If you qualify, veterans loans allow you to buy a house with zero money down.

$766,550
All Home Sizes

HECM Loan Limits

Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM) allow seniors to convert home equity into cash for unexpected expenses.

$1,149,825
All Home Sizes

Loan Limit Breakdown

Median Home Price

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) conducts an annual survey to determine the median home prices in each county or metro area in the US. Median home price is then used to determine the loan limits in East Baton Rouge Parish.

The last survey of home prices in East Baton Rouge Parish was conducted in 2023 and found the median home price was $263,000.

Loan Limits Summary

Based on the median home price, East Baton Rouge Parish was determined to be a "low-cost" area. Accordingly, 2024 loan limits in East Baton Rouge Parish are set equal to the national baseline limit.

The 2024 conforming loan limit for a single-family home in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA is $766,550. The FHA loan limit for a single-family home is $498,257.

This is an 5.3% increase over the 2023 loan limits which were set at $726,200 for a single-family conventional.

The tables above provide a complete breakdown of 2024 loan limits in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA for FHA Loans, Conforming Loans, VA Loans, and HECM Reverse Mortgages.

What's Next?

If you are interested in purchasing a home with a conventional or FHA loan, the next step is to talk to a real estate agent and find a lender.

Not all lenders are the same. Some will not do FHA loans while others specialize in it. Rates may vary between lenders so it is important to shop around.

Loan Limits on this page apply to the following cities in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana: Baton Rouge, Zachary, Baker, Greenwell Springs, and Pride.

These loan limits also apply to the following ZIP codes in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana: 70816, 70810, 70817, 70805, 70808, 70815, 70806, 70791, 70802, 70809, 70714, 70807, 70814, 70811, 70739, 70812, 70818, 70820, 70819, and 70770.

East Baton Rouge Parish, LA is considered part of the following metro area: BATON ROUGE, LA.

Other counties in the same metro area are: 0, LA, 1, LA, 3, LA, 4, LA, 5, LA, 6, LA, 7, LA, 8, LA, and 9, LA.

More on East Baton Rouge Parish, LA

Want to learn more about East Baton Rouge Parish, LA? See Fair Market Rents in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA to view 40th percentile FMRs and SAFMRs by ZIP code or click here to find a Public Housing Authority near East Baton Rouge Parish, LA who can help with finding affordable housing near you.

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FHA Loan limits are published by the HUD. Conforming loan limits are published by Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).

Last updated on January 2, 2024


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