Jefferson County, AL 2019 FHA Loan Limits
Local Loan Limits — Jefferson County, AL
Loan Limit Summary
Limits for FHA Loans in Jefferson County, Alabama range from $314,827 for single family homes to $605,525 for four-plex. Any apartment with more than 4 units is considered commercial and does not quality for an FHA loan. Conventional Loan Limits in Jefferson County are $484,350 for single family homes to $931,600 for 4-unit apartment. The 2019 Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) limits in Jefferson County is $726,525. HECM limit does not depend on the size of the home.
FHA and conventional Loan limits vary based on the number of units or separate apartments on the property. FHA loans are allowed for properties with one to four units. Jefferson County has standard limits which means loan limits are equal to the 2019 national floor.
FHA Home Appraisal in Jefferson County
To see if a home qualifies for an FHA loan, the property must be appraised by an approved FHA appraiser. Find FHA-approved appraisers in Jefferson County. If you need a home inspector, click here to find FHA-approved inspectors in Jefferson County.
VA Loan Limits in Jefferson County
VA Loans are not insured the same way FHA loans are. With VA loans the Department of Veterans Affairs guarantees the loan on the veteran's behalf. But there is still a loan limit. The VA uses the single-unit FHA Loan Limit as its cap on VA Loan Liability. The 2019 VA Loan Limit for Jefferson County, AL is $314,827.
How to qualify for an FHA Loan in Jefferson County, Alabama?
The minimum loan amount in Jefferson County is $5,000 dollars and may go up to $605,525 depending on home size and loan type. In order to qualify for an FHA loan, you must be planning to live in the home. Although a loan can include some renovation costs, FHA loans cannot be used for real estate investments in Jefferson County.
Additionally, your loan amount cannot exceed the value of home you are purchasing. Learn more about FHA Loan Requirements.
Cities and ZIP Codes in Jefferson County
The FHA Limits, HECM Loan Limits, and Conforming Loan Limits listed on this page apply to Jefferson County which includes the following cities: Birmingham, Trussville, Bessemer, Pinson, Gardendale, McCalla, Leeds, Warrior, Pleasant Grove, Fairfield, Dora, Adamsville, Fultondale, Mount Olive, Morris, Mulga, Adger, Trafford, Kimberly, Graysville, Dolomite, New Castle, Palmerdale, Alton, Shannon, Brookside, Clay, and Docena.
Jefferson County loan limits also apply to the following ZIP codes: 35215, 35216, 35226, 35244, 35173, 35209, 35211, 35023, 35020, 35126, 35022, 35243, 35235, 35214, 35071, 35206, 35111, 35208, 35213, 35205, 35094, 35210, 35180, 35223, 35217, 35127, 35064, 35212, 35228, 35204, 35062, 35207, 35005, 35222, 35068, 35218, 35117, 35224, 35234, 35116, 35221, 35118, 35006, 35172, 35091, 35073, 35203, 35061, 35236, 35202, 35201, 35233, 35021, 35220, 35261, 35255, 35219, 35283, 35119, 35285, 35123, 35015, 35246, 35288, 35229, 35249, 35290, 35231, 35253, 35291, 35232, 35142, 35254, 35294, 35295, 35036, 35259, 35298, 35048, 35260, 35060, 35237, and 35266.