What are Conventional Loans and Conforming Loans?

By definition, a Conventional Loan is any mortgage that’s not guaranteed or insured by the federal government. Oklahoma conventional loans may be either “conforming” and “non-conforming”, although ‘conventional loans’ generally refer to ‘conforming loans’. Therefore Oklahoma conventional loan limits are the same thing as Oklahoma conforming loan limits.

Oklahoma Conventional Loan Limits

What is the maximum amount that I can borrow?

Conventional loan limits in Oklahoma are determined by:

  • Oklahoma Conventional Loan LimitsMaximum LTV Ratio:  The maximum financing loan-to-value ratio for conventional mortgages is 80% – 97% of the appraised value of the home or its selling price, whichever is lower. Learn how to calculate loan-to-value.
  • Maximum Loan Amount: Conventional loan limits in Oklahoma are set at the floor amount of $424,100 across the entire state. Metro areas in OK with a conforming limit of $424,100 include Oklahoma City, Norman, Tulsa, Ponca City and Lawton.

Search all Conventional Loan Limits in Oklahoma:

County Name
Area
1-Unit
2-Unit
3-Unit
4-Unit
ADAIRNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
ALFALFANON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
ATOKANON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
BEAVERNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
BECKHAMELK CITY, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
BLAINENON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
BRYANDURANT, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
CADDONON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
CANADIANOKLAHOMA CITY, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
CARTERARDMORE, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
CHEROKEETAHLEQUAH, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
CHOCTAWNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
CIMARRONNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
CLEVELANDOKLAHOMA CITY, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
COALNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
COMANCHELAWTON, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
COTTONLAWTON, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
CRAIGNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
CREEKTULSA, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
CUSTERWEATHERFORD, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
DELAWARENON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
DEWEYNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
ELLISWOODWARD, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
GARFIELDENID, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
GARVINNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
GRADYOKLAHOMA CITY, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
GRANTNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
GREERNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
HARMONNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
HARPERNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
HASKELLNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
HUGHESNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
JACKSONALTUS, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
JEFFERSONNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
JOHNSTONNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
KAYPONCA CITY, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
KINGFISHERNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
KIOWANON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
LATIMERNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
LE FLORENON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
LINCOLNOKLAHOMA CITY, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
LOGANOKLAHOMA CITY, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
LOVEARDMORE, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
MAJORNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
MARSHALLNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
MAYESNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
MCCLAINOKLAHOMA CITY, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
MCCURTAINNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
MCINTOSHNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
MURRAYNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
MUSKOGEEMUSKOGEE, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
NOBLENON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
NOWATANON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
OKFUSKEENON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
OKLAHOMAOKLAHOMA CITY, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
OKMULGEETULSA, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
OSAGETULSA, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
OTTAWAMIAMI, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
PAWNEETULSA, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
PAYNESTILLWATER, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
PITTSBURGMCALESTER, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
PONTOTOCADA, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
POTTAWATOMIESHAWNEE, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
PUSHMATAHANON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
ROGER MILLSNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
ROGERSTULSA, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
SEMINOLENON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
SEQUOYAHFORT SMITH, AR-OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
STEPHENSDUNCAN, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
TEXASGUYMON, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
TILLMANNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
TULSATULSA, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
WAGONERTULSA, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
WASHINGTONBARTLESVILLE, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
WASHITANON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
WOODSNON-METRO$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700
WOODWARDWOODWARD, OK$510,400$653,550$789,950$981,700

Oklahoma conforming limits can change anytime. Check back often to ensure accuracy.

What factors determine if i’m eligible for a Conventional Loan in Oklahoma?

Conventional conforming loans follow the terms and conditions set forth by government sponsored enterprises (GSE’s) like Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. To be eligible for a Conforming Loan in Oklahoma, your monthly housing costs (mortgage principal and interest, property taxes, and insurance) must meet a specified percentage of your gross monthly income. Your credit background will be considered. A FICO credit score of 620 or above is generally required to obtain a conventional loan approval. You must also have enough income to pay your housing costs plus all additional monthly debt.

How much money will I need for the down payment and closing costs?

Conventional home loans require the home buyer to invest between 3% and 20% of the sales price towards the down payment and closing costs. If the sales price is $100,000 for example, the mortgage applicant must invest at least $3,000 – $20,000 to meet conventional mortgage down payment requirements, depending on the program.

Minimum Oklahoma Conventional Loan Down Payment:

Residence UsageFixed-Rate Mortgage (FRM)Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)
1 Unit Primary3% Down Payment10% Down Payment
2 Units Primary15% Down Payment25% Down Payment
3 Units Primary25% Down Payment35% Down Payment
4 Units Primary25% Down Payment35% Down Payment
1 Unit Second Home10% Down Payment20% Down Payment
1 Unit Investment15% Down Payment25% Down Payment
2 Units Investment25% Down Payment35% Down Payment
3 Units Investment25% Down Payment35% Down Payment
4 Units Investment25% Down Payment35% Down Payment

What property types are allowed for Conventional Conforming Mortgages?

Conventional Home Loan RequirementsConventional home loan requirements & guidelines allow you to purchase warrantable condos, planned unit developments, modular homes, manufactured homes, and 1-4 family residences. Conventional loans can be used to finance primary residences, second homes and investment property.

Learn more about conventional mortgages.

What types of mortgage and refinance programs do Conventional Loans offer in Oklahoma?

There are several varieties of standard home purchase, first-time home buyer and conventional refinance loans available in Oklahoma:

  • Conventional Purchase Loans – Conventional loans offer a variety of programs for applicants with good credit ratings to buy a home. Both 3% down mortgage and 5% down mortgage options are available, however 20% down is the minimum amount required to avoid private mortgage insurance.
  • Conventional Rate/Term Refinance: Conventional Rate/Term refinancing loans are for borrowers who currently have an FHA, VA, USDA or conventional fixed rate mortgage or ARM loan and wish to refinance into a conventional mortgage with a lower interest rate. If you’re a homeowners considering a stable, conventional fixed-rate mortgage, this program may also eliminate your mortgage insurance if you have at 20% equity in your home.  If not, Conventional 97% loan programs may also work for you.
  • Cash-Out Refinance: A Conventional Cash Out Refinance is perfect for the homeowner who wants to access the equity that they have built up in their home. This program is beneficial to homeowners whose property has increased in value since it was purchased.

What factors determine if I am eligible for a Conventional Refinance Loan?

To meet conventional refinance mortgage requirements in Oklahoma, your monthly housing costs (mortgage principal and interest, property taxes, and insurance) must meet a specified percentage of your gross monthly income. Your credit background will be considered. You must be able to cover closing costs and have enough income to pay your monthly debt.

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