Conforming loan limits for Maine - 2019

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Here are the conforming loan limits for the Maine counties. Conforming loans are mortgages that "conform" to the lending guidelines and loan limits of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac). Conforming loans are also called conventional mortgages. Read more about conventional/conforming loans at AnytimeEstimate.com

The conventional/conforming loans are not backed by the Federal government like the FHA, VA and USDA mortgages. Loan amounts that exceed the county lending limits are called "jumbo" mortgages.

"What is the minimum down payment with conforming/conventional mortgages"?

The minimum down payment is 5% with the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac mortgages, however, Fannie Mae offers two mortgages that only require a 3% down payment.

Conventional 97
There are no income limits with the Conventional 97, but the applicant must be a first time home buyer. The home must be a single-family attached or detached dwelling, a townhome, condominium, co-op, or row-home. No duplexes, triplexes or four four-unit buildings are permitted. Private mortgage insurance (PMI) is required for down payments less than 20%. Learn more at Learn more about the Conventional 97 program

HomeReady™
The HomeReady™ program (formerly known as MyCommunity) for low to moderate income home buyers. The program is very similar to the Conventional 97 loan, however, the HomeReady™ loan has income limits. The borrower's income must not exceed either 100% of area median income (AMI) or the home must be located in a moderate income census tracts. The interest rate and mortgage insurance is lower than other conventional home loans. Learn more about the HomeReady™ program

Conforming/conventional loan limits for Maine Counties
One-Unit is a single family home or condominium
Two-Unit is two separate living units (duplex)
Three-Unit three separate living units (triplex)
Four-Unit four separate living units (fourplex)
County Name One-Unit Limit Two-Unit Limit Three-Unit Limit Four-Unit Limit
ANDROSCOGGIN 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
AROOSTOOK 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
CUMBERLAND 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
FRANKLIN 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
HANCOCK 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
KENNEBEC 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
KNOX 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
LINCOLN 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
OXFORD 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
PENOBSCOT 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
PISCATAQUIS 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
SAGADAHOC 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
SOMERSET 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
WALDO 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
WASHINGTON 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600
YORK 484,350 620,200 749,650 931,600