Jefferson County, MT FHA Loan Limits
Local Loan Limits — Jefferson County, MT
Loan Limit Summary
Limits for FHA Loans in Jefferson County, Montana range from $316,250 for 1 living-unit homes to $608,150 for 4 living-units. Conventional Loan Limits in Jefferson County are $484,350 for 1 living-unit homes to $931,600 for 4 living-units. 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 living-units on the property. FHA loans are only allowed on 1 to 4 living-unit properties. Jefferson County has high cost limits to compensate for above average housing prices. Limits in Jefferson County are above 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 cap. The VA uses the 1 living-unit FHA Loan Limit as its cap on VA Loan Liability. The 2019 VA Loan Limit for Jefferson County, MT is $316,250.
How to qualify for an FHA Loan in Jefferson County, Montana?
The minimum loan amount in Jefferson County is $5,000 dollars and may go up to $608,150 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: Clancy, Whitehall, Boulder, Jefferson City, Basin, and Cardwell.