Kodiak Island Borough, AK 2020 FHA Loan Limits

2020 Alaska High Cost Limits Last Updated: Tue, August 18, 2020

FHA Loan Limits

Single Family

Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Loans are federally insured mortgages.
In Kodiak Island Borough, loan amounts may not exceed the limits above.

Local Loan Limits — Kodiak Island Borough, AK

FHA and conventional Loan limits vary based on the number of living-units on the property. FHA loans are only allowed on 1 to 4 living-unit properties. These 1 to 4 unit properties can be purchased with an FHA loan as long as the owner occupies one of the unit. Properties with over 4 units are considered commercial and do not quality for FHA or conventional loans.

Loan Limit Summary

Limits for FHA Loans in Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska range from $408,250 for 1 living-unit homes to $785,100 for 4 living-units. Conventional Loan Limits in Kodiak Island Borough are $765,600 for 1 living-unit homes to $1,472,550 for 4 living-units. The 2020 Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) limits in Kodiak Island Borough is $765,600. HECM limit does not depend on the size of the home.

What are Conventional Loans?

Conventional loans (also called "conforming") are loans that conform to the requirements set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy home loans from lenders to provide liquidity. This allows lenders to continue lending to home buyers. Otherwise, banks might not have enough money on hand continue lending. Fannie and Freddie set strict standards for the types of loans they will buy.

Kodiak Island Borough has high cost limits to compensate for above average housing prices. Limits in Kodiak Island Borough are above the 2020 national floor.

FHA Home Appraisal in Kodiak Island Borough

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 Kodiak Island Borough. If you need a home inspector, click here to find FHA-approved inspectors in Kodiak Island Borough. You can also save time by looking for FHA Condos that have already been approved.

VA Loan Limits in Kodiak Island Borough

VA Loans are similar to FHA Loans in that it allows you to buy a home with very little money down. However VA Loans are only available to veterans of the Armed Forces. With VA loans the Department of Veterans Affairs guarantees the loan on the veteran's behalf. The maximum the VA will guarantee is set to the same amount as the single-family Fannie/Freddie Loan Limit. So the Kodiak Island Borough, AK 2020 VA Loan Limit is $765,600

Learn more about VA Loans and how to qualify »

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How to qualify for an FHA Loan in Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska?

The minimum loan amount in Kodiak Island Borough is $5,000 dollars and may go up to $785,100 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 Kodiak Island Borough.

Additionally, your loan amount cannot exceed the value of home you are purchasing. Learn more about FHA Loan Requirements.

Cities and ZIP Codes in Kodiak Island Borough

The FHA Limits, VA Loan Limits, HECM Loan Limits, and Conforming Loan Limits listed on this page apply to Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska which includes the following cities: Kodiak, Port Lions, Karluk, Larsen Bay, Old Harbor, and Ouzinkie.

Kodiak Island Borough loan limits also apply to the following ZIP codes: 99615, 99550, 99608, 99619, 99624, 99643, 99644, and 99697.


Data sourced from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD.GOV). If you notice an error on this page, please contact us.

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