South Carolina Mortgage Rates and Refinance Rates Today

Mortgages in South Carolina: Find the best South Carolina mortgage rates today from banks and credit unions. When results are displayed for mortgage rates in South Carolina, you can easily sort your search results by lender, rate, APR and points so you can easily compare results. Whether you’re looking for conforming, jumbo, adjustable or interest-only mortgage rates in South Carolina. Another option is searching for South Carolina refinance rates if you're looking to refinance a loan. Best of all you don't have to provide any personal information to see a list of South Carolina mortgage rates or refinance rates.

South Carolina Conforming Mortgage Rates and Refinance Rates

Conforming home mortgage rates in South Carolina are the most popular type of mortgages rates you can find advertised for home buyers in South Carolina. Conforming mortgages, also known as conventional mortgages, are mortgages that meet certain criteria set out by Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). There is a loan limit set for each county in the United States. Higher mortgage loan limits are set for high housing cost areas. South Carolina mortgages that 'conform' to the standards set out by the Federal Housing Finance Agency can be purchased by government sponsored entities (GSE) like Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. This process guarantees South Carolina banks, mortgage companies and credit unions are able to resell home mortgage loans that they make. This process also makes South Carolina conforming mortgage rates and refi rates lower than South Carolina jumbo mortgage rates and jumbo refinance rates because the GSE's can’t purchase jumbo mortgages that are made by South Carolina home finance companies, credit unions and banks.

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Mortgage Rates Updated Sat Mar 2, 2024

Jumbo Mortgage Rates and Refinance Rates in South Carolina

Jumbo mortgage rates in South Carolina are advertised for home loans that have a dollar amount that is higher than conventional loan amounts. Jumbo mortgage rates and jumbo refinance rates are always higher than conventional mortgage rates for both fixed mortgage rates in South Carolina and adjustable mortgage rates in South Carolina. Interest rates are higher because third party investors buy the home loans credit unions, banks and mortgage companies in South Carolina make.

South Carolina Fixed Mortgage Rates and Fixed Refinance Rates

South Carolina fixed rate mortgages are the most common mortgage available to borrowers. With a fixed mortgage the interest rate stays the same for the entire loan period. Fixed mortgages are available in 40 years, 30 years, 20 years, 15 years and 10 years. The longer the mortgage term the lower the monthly mortgage payment will be.

South Carolina Adjustable Mortgage Rates

Adjustable South Carolina mortgage rates are fixed for a period of time and then the mortgage rate adjusts every year after. The most common adjustable mortgages terms available in South Carolina are 1 year, 3 year, 5year and 7 year. Adjustable rate mortgages are advertised as 1 year, 3/1, 5/1 and 7/1. Adjustable mortgages are available for conforming dollar amounts and jumbo dollar amounts in South Carolina. Most adjustable mortgages in South Carolina have yearly caps and life time maximum caps on how high the interest rate can fluctuate.

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