Santa Barbara and Ventura County Mortgage Update

kelly_marsh_santa_barbaraToday’s guest post is from Kelly Marsh, Branch Manager of Broadview Mortgage posted on March 24th, 2015.

Mortgage Rate Update

The big story this week was last Wednesday’s Fed meeting, and the Fed statement was well received by mortgage investors. Also positive for mortgage rates, the economic data released last week fell short of expectations. As a result, rates ended the week lower.


Loan Amounts under $417K, Shown as Note Rate/APR
Conforming 30 year fixed: 3.990/4.060
FHA 30 Year Fixed: 3.625/5.146
Conforming 5/1 ARM: 3.000/3.056
Conforming 7/1 ARM: 3.125/3.114

Loan Amounts over $417K up to County Limits, Shown as Note Rate/APR
High Balance Conf. 30 Year Fixed: 4.125/4.172
FHA High Balance 30 Year Fixed: 3.750/5.264
High Balance 5/1 ARM: 3.375/3.182

Loan Amounts Exceeding County Limits, Shown as Note Rate/APR
Jumbo 30 Year Fixed: 3.750 /3.789
Jumbo 5/1 ARM: 3.125/3.065
Jumbo 7/1 ARM: 3.375/3.211
Jumbo 10/1 ARM: 3.750/3.428

Loan Limit Snapshot

All Counties: $417,000

High Balance Conforming
Santa Barbara: $625,500

Ventura: $603,750
San Diego: $546,350
LA/Orange: $625,500

Santa Barbara: $625,500
Ventura: $598,000
San Diego: $546,250
LA/Orange: $625,500

Kelly Marsh

Thank you Kelly for your guest post!  You can learn more about Kelly Marsh and Broadview Mortgage by visiting and reading her bio on our Award Winners page. Coastal Housing Partnership recognizes the real estate agents and lenders who have completed the most transactions for Coastal Housing Partnership employee members in the past 18 months. The house symbol is awarded with one to four houses in recognition of partner’s extra efforts in helping employees with their housing transactions. Kelly has a four-house rating (the highest rating possible).

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