Florence USDA Loan Rates, Closing Costs & Stats

FLORENCE, SC

USDA loans are zero-downpayment loans targeted towards lower-income households in rural areas. They can be made directly by the US Department of Agriculture or through a participating lender-- and they typically to borrowers with credit scores over 640. They can have subsidized rates, making them very competitive in terms of cost, but they have more stringent standards on who is eligible as well as specific covenants such as only being available in rural areas and limits on home size.

Florence's 20 lenders originated 39 USDA loans during 2023. The total origination value was $6,435,000, with an average USDA loan value of $165,000.

Florence USDA Loans, 30 Year Fixed Rates

30 Year USDA mortgages in Florence averaged 6.69% for the week of 2024-05-17, compared to the national average (all USDA variants) of 6.75% for the same period.

Florence's average USDA mortgage closing costs are $5,231.

The average rate for the prior week (2024-05-10) was 6.72% and one month ago for the week of 2024-04-12, the average rate was 6.55%.

The average rate one year ago was 6.53%.

For refis of the same type during the week of 2024-05-17, the average rate was 6.47%.

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Florence USDA Loan Lenders by Rates & Fees

The below table looks at the average fees/closing costs and rates for USDA 30 Year Fixed Rate (purchase, first lien) mortgages originated by each lender at the Florence level.

Name # of Loans 2023 Avg. 30yFix Rate 2023 Avg. Closing Costs
SUN WEST MORTGAGE COMPANY, INC. 6 6.31% $7,491
Magnolia Bank 6 6.85% $8,061
CROSSCOUNTRY MORTGAGE, LLC 4 6.94% $6,362
First Reliance Bank 3 6.38% $5,447
GUILD MORTGAGE COMPANY 2 6.75% $6,749
EQUITY RESOURCES, INC. 2 7.56% $4,514
GSF Mortgage Corporation 2 6.31% $9,353
FAIRWAY INDEPENDENT MORTGAGE CORPORATION 2 7.00% $6,025
SOUTHPOINT FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. 1 7.13% $3,869
UNION HOME MORTGAGE CORP. 1 7.25% $6,960
United Community Bank 1 6.63% $6,667
CBM Mortgage, Inc. 1 6.13% $6,907
Wells Fargo Bank 1 5.25% $4,436
DELMAR FINANCIAL COMPANY 1 6.88% $5,820
GUARANTEED RATE, INC. 1 6.50% $4,327
INSPIRE HOME LOANS INC. 1 6.63% $13,627
MORTGAGE INVESTORS GROUP, INC. 1 7.50% $5,693
MOVEMENT MORTGAGE, LLC 1 5.75% $5,370
Paramount Residential Mortgage Group, Inc. 1 6.13% $6,978
RESOURCE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. 1 5.63% $7,708

The top Florence USDA lender as defined by loan originations is SUN WEST MORTGAGE COMPANY, INC., with 6 USDA loans originated. Their average total fees are $7,491, which is $570 lower than the next largest lender, Magnolia Bank.

The lowest fee Florence USDA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are .

The lowest rate Florence USDA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are .


Market Conditions (Median, Average Prices & Listing Count)

Realtor.com - Florence (CBSA) retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Date Median Listing Price (YoY Change) Average Listing Price (YoY) MSA/US Median Price Ratio Active Listings
2018-01-01 $159,900 (2.9%) $199,165 (4.1%) 0.59 605
2018-02-01 $166,750 (5.2%) $205,389 (6.9%) 0.61 618
2018-03-01 $173,550 (8.8%) $208,815 (5.5%) 0.61 651
2018-04-01 $170,000 (4.1%) $209,606 (1.9%) 0.58 670
2018-05-01 $179,900 (8.4%) $216,308 (2.7%) 0.60 703
2018-06-01 $177,450 (5.7%) $215,056 (1.4%) 0.59 714
2018-07-01 $177,575 (1.5%) $211,010 (-1.5%) 0.59 741
2018-08-01 $175,625 (1.9%) $206,101 (-3.2%) 0.59 744
2018-09-01 $175,000 (4.2%) $201,674 (-2.6%) 0.59 698
2018-10-01 $169,950 (-1.1%) $199,921 (-5.7%) 0.58 681
2018-11-01 $169,900 (0.0%) $197,445 (-7.5%) 0.58 667
2018-12-01 $166,500 (1.2%) $195,220 (-0.8%) 0.57 662
2019-01-01 $168,586 (5.4%) $196,657 (-1.3%) 0.58 640
2019-02-01 $168,225 (0.9%) $197,626 (-3.8%) 0.57 635
2019-03-01 $168,500 (-2.9%) $199,434 (-4.5%) 0.55 742
2019-04-01 $172,425 (1.4%) $203,928 (-2.7%) 0.55 883
2019-05-01 $182,250 (1.3%) $210,689 (-2.6%) 0.57 862
2019-06-01 $187,995 (5.9%) $217,241 (1.0%) 0.59 862
2019-07-01 $186,495 (5.0%) $217,998 (3.3%) 0.58 864
2019-08-01 $183,336 (4.4%) $214,370 (4.0%) 0.58 855
2019-09-01 $180,841 (3.3%) $212,232 (5.2%) 0.58 841
2019-10-01 $179,702 (5.7%) $211,473 (5.8%) 0.58 835
2019-11-01 $184,950 (8.9%) $211,247 (7.0%) 0.61 827
2019-12-01 $185,080 (11.2%) $210,364 (7.8%) 0.62 731
2020-01-01 $185,413 (10.0%) $208,704 (6.1%) 0.62 713
2020-02-01 $189,900 (12.9%) $206,735 (4.6%) 0.62 767
2020-03-01 $188,873 (12.1%) $211,485 (6.0%) 0.59 780
2020-04-01 $189,900 (10.1%) $215,026 (5.4%) 0.59 748
2020-05-01 $199,000 (9.2%) $221,377 (5.1%) 0.60 723
2020-06-01 $200,000 (6.4%) $226,102 (4.1%) 0.59 720
2020-07-01 $192,900 (3.4%) $219,752 (0.8%) 0.56 738
2020-08-01 $189,900 (3.6%) $221,338 (3.3%) 0.54 686
2020-09-01 $189,925 (5.0%) $224,469 (5.8%) 0.54 629
2020-10-01 $190,900 (6.2%) $226,735 (7.2%) 0.55 579
2020-11-01 $189,950 (2.7%) $227,909 (7.9%) 0.56 570
2020-12-01 $189,475 (2.4%) $225,849 (7.4%) 0.56 548
2021-01-01 $189,900 (2.4%) $225,072 (7.8%) 0.57 523
2021-02-01 $206,725 (8.9%) $232,198 (12.3%) 0.60 534
2021-03-01 $199,950 (5.9%) $232,312 (9.9%) 0.57 545
2021-04-01 $214,925 (13.2%) $244,884 (13.9%) 0.58 544
2021-05-01 $210,000 (5.5%) $245,144 (10.7%) 0.56 540
2021-06-01 $212,450 (6.2%) $245,306 (8.5%) 0.56 549
2021-07-01 $206,950 (7.3%) $240,368 (9.4%) 0.55 549
2021-08-01 $217,100 (14.3%) $626,991 (183.3%) 0.58 576
2021-09-01 $219,100 (15.4%) $617,263 (175.0%) 0.58 606
2021-10-01 $217,300 (13.8%) $649,270 (186.4%) 0.58 566
2021-11-01 $222,500 (17.1%) $659,387 (189.3%) 0.59 555
2021-12-01 $225,053 (18.8%) $264,812 (17.3%) 0.61 531
2022-01-01 $233,500 (23.0%) $267,587 (18.9%) 0.63 484
2022-02-01 $239,000 (15.6%) $272,103 (17.2%) 0.62 482
2022-03-01 $235,000 (17.5%) $266,241 (14.6%) 0.59 496
2022-04-01 $235,000 (9.3%) $271,235 (10.8%) 0.56 450
2022-05-01 $242,945 (15.7%) $276,034 (12.6%) 0.56 519
2022-06-01 $257,601 (21.3%) $290,234 (18.3%) 0.57 591
2022-07-01 $265,000 (28.1%) $288,454 (20.0%) 0.60 610
2022-08-01 $251,114 (15.7%) $281,749 (-55.1%) 0.58 619
2022-09-01 $267,475 (22.1%) $288,745 (-53.2%) 0.63 610
2022-10-01 $273,763 (26.0%) $292,797 (-54.9%) 0.64 610
2022-11-01 $274,539 (23.4%) $288,302 (-56.3%) 0.66 585
2022-12-01 $269,900 (19.9%) $284,580 (7.5%) 0.67 544
2023-01-01 $260,950 (11.8%) $279,849 (4.6%) 0.65 530
2023-02-01 $255,000 (6.7%) $272,791 (0.3%) 0.62 534
2023-03-01 $259,968 (10.6%) $283,950 (6.7%) 0.61 494
2023-04-01 $259,000 (10.2%) $282,803 (4.3%) 0.60 520
2023-05-01 $266,723 (9.8%) $291,368 (5.6%) 0.60 500
2023-06-01 $273,950 (6.4%) $300,362 (3.5%) 0.62 507
2023-07-01 $276,990 (4.5%) $301,539 (4.5%) 0.63 519
2023-08-01 $275,445 (9.7%) $299,320 (6.2%) 0.63 510
2023-09-01 $271,576 (1.5%) $292,625 (1.3%) 0.63 509
2023-10-01 $266,995 (-2.5%) $289,964 (-1.0%) 0.63 521
2023-11-01 $260,288 (-5.2%) $284,980 (-1.2%) 0.62 490
2023-12-01 $257,450 (-4.6%) $279,264 (-1.9%) 0.63 454
2024-01-01 $252,425 (-3.3%) $266,068 (-4.9%) 0.62 455
2024-02-01 $248,406 (-2.6%) $265,706 (-2.6%) 0.60 501
2024-03-01 $249,500 (-4.0%) $277,230 (-2.4%) 0.59 513
2024-04-01 $250,635 (-3.2%) $284,376 (0.6%) 0.58 556
Florence's median listing price for 2024-04-01 was $250,635, a difference of $-8,365 (-3.2%) versus the prior year and $1,135 versus the prior month.

Florence's median listing price comes in at 58% of the national average.

Florence's average listing price for 2024-04-01 was $284,376, a difference of $1,573 (0.6%) versus the prior year and $7,146 versus the prior month.

For the 2024-04-01 period, Florence had 556 MLS listings, a difference of 43 listings (8%) versus the prior month and 36 listings (7%) versus the prior year.

Median Listing Time on Market & Square Footage

Realtor.com - Florence (CBSA) retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Date Median Listing Time on Market Median Square Footage
2018-01-01 96 days 1,890 sqft
2018-02-01 96 days 1,952 sqft
2018-03-01 73 days 2,030 sqft
2018-04-01 68 days 2,074 sqft
2018-05-01 67 days 2,100 sqft
2018-06-01 71 days 2,086 sqft
2018-07-01 77 days 2,082 sqft
2018-08-01 81 days 2,045 sqft
2018-09-01 89 days 2,008 sqft
2018-10-01 89 days 1,922 sqft
2018-11-01 94 days 1,861 sqft
2018-12-01 93 days 1,849 sqft
2019-01-01 93 days 1,868 sqft
2019-02-01 94 days 1,902 sqft
2019-03-01 88 days 1,904 sqft
2019-04-01 82 days 1,921 sqft
2019-05-01 80 days 1,980 sqft
2019-06-01 79 days 2,020 sqft
2019-07-01 78 days 2,071 sqft
2019-08-01 80 days 2,020 sqft
2019-09-01 82 days 1,982 sqft
2019-10-01 82 days 1,980 sqft
2019-11-01 79 days 1,981 sqft
2019-12-01 88 days 1,984 sqft
2020-01-01 95 days 1,984 sqft
2020-02-01 89 days 2,003 sqft
2020-03-01 70 days 2,009 sqft
2020-04-01 74 days 2,030 sqft
2020-05-01 78 days 2,072 sqft
2020-06-01 81 days 2,092 sqft
2020-07-01 69 days 2,043 sqft
2020-08-01 66 days 2,002 sqft
2020-09-01 75 days 2,035 sqft
2020-10-01 74 days 2,010 sqft
2020-11-01 59 days 1,884 sqft
2020-12-01 61 days 1,849 sqft
2021-01-01 61 days 1,900 sqft
2021-02-01 46 days 2,070 sqft
2021-03-01 49 days 2,041 sqft
2021-04-01 50 days 2,045 sqft
2021-05-01 50 days 2,034 sqft
2021-06-01 48 days 1,969 sqft
2021-07-01 45 days 1,882 sqft
2021-08-01 44 days 1,931 sqft
2021-09-01 44 days 1,964 sqft
2021-10-01 54 days 1,888 sqft
2021-11-01 56 days 1,911 sqft
2021-12-01 52 days 1,905 sqft
2022-01-01 61 days 1,906 sqft
2022-02-01 53 days 1,900 sqft
2022-03-01 44 days 1,871 sqft
2022-04-01 46 days 1,837 sqft
2022-05-01 38 days 1,829 sqft
2022-06-01 37 days 1,923 sqft
2022-07-01 44 days 1,956 sqft
2022-08-01 54 days 1,948 sqft
2022-09-01 55 days 1,966 sqft
2022-10-01 56 days 2,002 sqft
2022-11-01 64 days 2,050 sqft
2022-12-01 74 days 1,961 sqft
2023-01-01 82 days 1,956 sqft
2023-02-01 75 days 1,937 sqft
2023-03-01 65 days 1,949 sqft
2023-04-01 55 days 1,914 sqft
2023-05-01 51 days 1,962 sqft
2023-06-01 51 days 1,961 sqft
2023-07-01 51 days 1,959 sqft
2023-08-01 52 days 1,927 sqft
2023-09-01 53 days 1,913 sqft
2023-10-01 52 days 1,920 sqft
2023-11-01 56 days 1,831 sqft
2023-12-01 66 days 1,827 sqft
2024-01-01 72 days 1,724 sqft
2024-02-01 60 days 1,737 sqft
2024-03-01 51 days 1,755 sqft
2024-04-01 51 days 1,739 sqft
Florence's median listing age (time on market) for 2024-04-01 was 51 days. This is -8% shorter than the same period one year ago.

Florence's median square footage for active listings during the 2024-04-01 period was 1,739 sqft. One year prior, the average listing was 1,914 sqft.