VA jumbo loans of any amount are available, and rates are low!
By: Chris Bonin
The standard VA loan limit is $417,000 in most areas, but up to $721,050 in high cost areas as determined by VA. There are two kinds of VA jumbo loans: those that are within increased county limits, and those that are above the limit for the county.
VA Jumbo Loan Rates
VA jumbo rates may be slightly higher than standard VA rates, however, they are still very low considering how large a loan is available with little or no down payment.
VA jumbo loans are available to anyone who meets qualification standards and is eligible for the VA home loan benefit. Typically, a VA jumbo loan requires zero down.
Any loan above the property’s county limits will require a 25% down payment on the amount above the limit.
Two VA Jumbo Loan Examples
Let’s look at two examples. First, we’ll imagine a Veteran is purchasing a home for $450,000 in a county with a $417,000 VA loan limit. He or she would first calculate the difference between $417,000 and $450,000, which is $33,000. The Veteran would put down 25% of that amount, or $8,250, in addition to any VA loan closing costs.
As another example let’s say the Veteran were buying a home in Orange County, California, which has an increased VA loan limit of $687,500. If the home price were $750,000, the Veteran’s loan amount would be over the limit by $62,500. He or she would put down 25% of the amount over the limit, or $15,625.
These examples are based on 2014 VA guaranty limits.
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