Philadelphia USDA Loan Rates, Closing Costs & Stats

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

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.

Philadelphia's 38 lenders originated 81 USDA loans during 2023. The total origination value was $21,695,000, with an average USDA loan value of $267,840.

Philadelphia USDA Loans, 30 Year Fixed Rates

30 Year USDA mortgages in Philadelphia averaged 6.94% for the week of 2024-05-10, compared to the national average (all USDA variants) of 6.785% for the same period.

Philadelphia's average USDA mortgage closing costs are $6,441.

The average rate for the prior week (2024-05-03) was 7.03% and one month ago for the week of 2024-04-05, the average rate was 6.79%.

The average rate one year ago was 6.37%.

For refis of the same type during the week of 2024-05-10, the average rate was 7.3%.

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Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia level.

Name # of Loans 2023 Avg. 30yFix Rate 2023 Avg. Closing Costs
GUILD MORTGAGE COMPANY 12 6.54% $9,262
GREENTREE MORTGAGE COMPANY, L.P. 4 6.47% $9,607
NVR Mortgage Finance, Inc. 4 5.63% $11,842
ABSOLUTE HOME MORTGAGE CORPORATION 4 6.78% $11,587
1st Colonial Community Bank 3 6.25% $6,534
CROSSCOUNTRY MORTGAGE, LLC 3 6.50% $8,243
NATION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION 3 6.79% $9,412
Nations Lending Corporation 3 6.21% $8,474
NEWREZ LLC 3 6.13% $8,691
AMERICAN FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC. 2 6.63% $10,699
Northpointe Bank 2 6.25% $10,168
First Savings Bank 2 6.50% $8,595
Acre Mortgage and Financial Inc 2 7.06% $13,920
FIRST COMMUNITY MORTGAGE, INC. 2 7.25% $5,560
Keystone Funding, Inc. 2 6.44% $13,014
UNITED WHOLESALE MORTGAGE, LLC 2 5.69% $14,534
CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC. 2 6.44% $8,661
NFM, INC. 2 5.94% $6,443
Meridian Bank Corporation 1 6.13% $6,873
MOVEMENT MORTGAGE, LLC 1 5.75% $12,054
PRIMARY RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE, INC. 1 6.25% $12,821
Shore United Bank 1 6.13% $8,570
NJ LENDERS CORP. 1 7.25% $6,065
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 1 5.50% $10,698
Paramount Residential Mortgage Group, Inc. 1 6.25% $9,452
Philadelphia Mortgage Advisors, Inc. 1 6.63% $11,060
ARK-LA-TEX FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC. 1 7.00% $3,909
Bank of England 1 6.25% $6,440
EMBRACE HOME LOANS, INC. 1 6.25% $10,895
PLAZA HOME MORTGAGE, INC. 1 6.49% $10,867
ENVOY MORTGAGE, LTD 1 6.63% $15,222
FAIRWAY INDEPENDENT MORTGAGE CORPORATION 1 6.75% $8,642
Flagstar Bank, FSB 1 6.75% $10,080
Gateway First Bank 1 6.13% $3,670
GOLD STAR MORTGAGE FINANCIAL GROUP, CORPORATION 1 7.13% $9,563
GUARANTEED RATE, INC. 1 6.75% $11,359
JERSEY MORTGAGE COMPANY OF NEW JERSEY, INC. 1 5.25% $18,715
MCLEAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION 1 6.00% $4,736

The top Philadelphia USDA lender as defined by loan originations is GUILD MORTGAGE COMPANY, with 12 USDA loans originated. Their average total fees are $9,262, which is $345 lower than the next largest lender, GREENTREE MORTGAGE COMPANY, L.P..

The lowest fee Philadelphia USDA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are GUILD MORTGAGE COMPANY ($9,262), .

The lowest rate Philadelphia USDA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are GUILD MORTGAGE COMPANY (6.54%), .


Market Conditions (Median, Average Prices & Listing Count)

Realtor.com - Philadelphia (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 $229,995 (5.0%) $343,148 (3.1%) 0.85 20,091
2018-02-01 $236,495 (7.5%) $345,641 (2.6%) 0.86 20,324
2018-03-01 $240,000 (5.2%) $355,372 (2.9%) 0.84 19,664
2018-04-01 $249,950 (6.4%) $368,667 (4.1%) 0.85 20,536
2018-05-01 $264,500 (8.2%) $382,305 (5.4%) 0.88 21,369
2018-06-01 $269,000 (8.7%) $388,007 (5.6%) 0.90 21,956
2018-07-01 $269,900 (8.2%) $387,673 (6.0%) 0.90 22,046
2018-08-01 $262,450 (5.8%) $381,803 (5.9%) 0.88 22,059
2018-09-01 $260,000 (5.3%) $381,222 (5.3%) 0.87 22,372
2018-10-01 $264,900 (6.0%) $381,630 (4.2%) 0.90 22,719
2018-11-01 $262,000 (8.1%) $378,883 (7.1%) 0.89 21,974
2018-12-01 $252,950 (6.3%) $372,337 (7.1%) 0.87 20,169
2019-01-01 $249,900 (8.7%) $362,674 (5.7%) 0.86 18,670
2019-02-01 $250,000 (5.7%) $367,914 (6.4%) 0.84 18,442
2019-03-01 $263,571 (9.8%) $382,802 (7.7%) 0.86 18,991
2019-04-01 $275,000 (10.0%) $395,384 (7.3%) 0.87 19,615
2019-05-01 $285,275 (7.9%) $405,589 (6.1%) 0.89 20,163
2019-06-01 $289,900 (7.8%) $407,178 (4.9%) 0.91 20,609
2019-07-01 $286,000 (6.0%) $404,857 (4.4%) 0.90 20,476
2019-08-01 $288,811 (10.0%) $407,988 (6.9%) 0.91 19,922
2019-09-01 $294,542 (13.3%) $417,180 (9.4%) 0.94 19,184
2019-10-01 $298,363 (12.6%) $424,153 (11.1%) 0.96 18,547
2019-11-01 $294,800 (12.5%) $421,606 (11.3%) 0.97 17,424
2019-12-01 $285,495 (12.9%) $419,734 (12.7%) 0.95 15,070
2020-01-01 $284,448 (13.8%) $417,078 (15.0%) 0.95 13,599
2020-02-01 $289,986 (16.0%) $430,008 (16.9%) 0.95 13,201
2020-03-01 $299,950 (13.8%) $443,288 (15.8%) 0.94 13,324
2020-04-01 $299,900 (9.1%) $442,711 (12.0%) 0.94 11,889
2020-05-01 $309,945 (8.7%) $451,578 (11.3%) 0.94 12,389
2020-06-01 $327,450 (13.0%) $472,121 (16.0%) 0.96 12,509
2020-07-01 $339,900 (18.9%) $495,413 (22.4%) 0.99 11,427
2020-08-01 $339,900 (17.7%) $503,338 (23.4%) 0.97 10,853
2020-09-01 $339,950 (15.4%) $506,058 (21.3%) 0.97 10,877
2020-10-01 $344,900 (15.6%) $514,093 (21.2%) 0.99 10,827
2020-11-01 $337,450 (14.5%) $509,052 (20.7%) 0.99 10,406
2020-12-01 $325,000 (13.8%) $499,138 (18.9%) 0.97 9,098
2021-01-01 $320,000 (12.5%) $500,475 (20.0%) 0.96 7,975
2021-02-01 $320,000 (10.4%) $512,115 (19.1%) 0.93 7,133
2021-03-01 $325,000 (8.4%) $521,990 (17.8%) 0.92 7,273
2021-04-01 $336,450 (12.2%) $537,418 (21.4%) 0.91 7,632
2021-05-01 $339,000 (9.4%) $524,162 (16.1%) 0.90 8,302
2021-06-01 $330,000 (0.8%) $501,219 (6.2%) 0.87 9,874
2021-07-01 $325,000 (-4.4%) $483,789 (-2.4%) 0.86 10,683
2021-08-01 $319,900 (-5.9%) $470,989 (-6.4%) 0.85 10,997
2021-09-01 $319,500 (-6.0%) $468,032 (-7.5%) 0.85 11,020
2021-10-01 $319,900 (-7.3%) $470,906 (-8.4%) 0.85 10,709
2021-11-01 $311,200 (-7.8%) $469,869 (-7.7%) 0.83 9,790
2021-12-01 $299,950 (-7.7%) $465,523 (-6.7%) 0.81 8,423
2022-01-01 $299,900 (-6.3%) $476,101 (-4.9%) 0.81 6,980
2022-02-01 $299,950 (-6.3%) $485,606 (-5.2%) 0.78 6,569
2022-03-01 $312,125 (-4.0%) $495,502 (-5.1%) 0.78 6,933
2022-04-01 $325,000 (-3.4%) $500,971 (-6.8%) 0.77 7,331
2022-05-01 $339,950 (0.3%) $505,725 (-3.5%) 0.78 8,561
2022-06-01 $348,900 (5.7%) $504,160 (0.6%) 0.78 9,672
2022-07-01 $345,000 (6.2%) $499,486 (3.2%) 0.78 10,801
2022-08-01 $339,450 (6.1%) $495,209 (5.1%) 0.78 10,790
2022-09-01 $335,000 (4.9%) $495,062 (5.8%) 0.78 10,749
2022-10-01 $335,000 (4.7%) $498,370 (5.8%) 0.79 11,162
2022-11-01 $331,450 (6.5%) $497,789 (5.9%) 0.80 11,004
2022-12-01 $325,000 (8.4%) $492,295 (5.8%) 0.80 9,606
2023-01-01 $322,000 (7.4%) $496,357 (4.3%) 0.80 8,730
2023-02-01 $322,450 (7.5%) $510,642 (5.2%) 0.78 8,088
2023-03-01 $328,450 (5.2%) $516,575 (4.3%) 0.77 7,967
2023-04-01 $339,640 (4.5%) $538,707 (7.5%) 0.79 8,053
2023-05-01 $349,450 (2.8%) $544,226 (7.6%) 0.79 8,047
2023-06-01 $354,950 (1.7%) $560,838 (11.2%) 0.80 8,318
2023-07-01 $350,000 (1.5%) $553,808 (10.9%) 0.80 8,348
2023-08-01 $350,000 (3.1%) $543,128 (9.7%) 0.80 8,555
2023-09-01 $350,000 (4.5%) $541,242 (9.3%) 0.81 9,092
2023-10-01 $350,000 (4.5%) $543,703 (9.1%) 0.82 9,607
2023-11-01 $349,900 (5.6%) $536,853 (7.9%) 0.83 9,708
2023-12-01 $340,000 (4.6%) $531,015 (7.9%) 0.83 8,879
2024-01-01 $337,375 (4.8%) $533,636 (7.5%) 0.82 7,895
2024-02-01 $339,950 (5.4%) $538,381 (5.4%) 0.82 7,622
2024-03-01 $349,999 (6.6%) $559,038 (8.2%) 0.82 7,863
2024-04-01 $369,950 (8.9%) $583,357 (8.3%) 0.86 8,315
Philadelphia's median listing price for 2024-04-01 was $369,950, a difference of $30,310 (8.9%) versus the prior year and $19,951 versus the prior month.

Philadelphia's median listing price comes in at 86% of the national average.

Philadelphia's average listing price for 2024-04-01 was $583,357, a difference of $44,650 (8.3%) versus the prior year and $24,319 versus the prior month.

For the 2024-04-01 period, Philadelphia had 8,315 MLS listings, a difference of 452 listings (6%) versus the prior month and 262 listings (3%) versus the prior year.

Median Listing Time on Market & Square Footage

Realtor.com - Philadelphia (CBSA) retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Date Median Listing Time on Market Median Square Footage
2018-01-01 81 days 1,700 sqft
2018-02-01 73 days 1,705 sqft
2018-03-01 54 days 1,718 sqft
2018-04-01 52 days 1,755 sqft
2018-05-01 48 days 1,800 sqft
2018-06-01 51 days 1,825 sqft
2018-07-01 57 days 1,826 sqft
2018-08-01 59 days 1,804 sqft
2018-09-01 60 days 1,800 sqft
2018-10-01 60 days 1,800 sqft
2018-11-01 63 days 1,800 sqft
2018-12-01 72 days 1,762 sqft
2019-01-01 79 days 1,751 sqft
2019-02-01 72 days 1,772 sqft
2019-03-01 58 days 1,804 sqft
2019-04-01 46 days 1,829 sqft
2019-05-01 45 days 1,862 sqft
2019-06-01 50 days 1,876 sqft
2019-07-01 57 days 1,855 sqft
2019-08-01 57 days 1,858 sqft
2019-09-01 58 days 1,875 sqft
2019-10-01 58 days 1,884 sqft
2019-11-01 61 days 1,850 sqft
2019-12-01 73 days 1,827 sqft
2020-01-01 79 days 1,800 sqft
2020-02-01 62 days 1,825 sqft
2020-03-01 45 days 1,846 sqft
2020-04-01 58 days 1,829 sqft
2020-05-01 71 days 1,860 sqft
2020-06-01 53 days 1,882 sqft
2020-07-01 43 days 1,875 sqft
2020-08-01 40 days 1,848 sqft
2020-09-01 39 days 1,792 sqft
2020-10-01 45 days 1,776 sqft
2020-11-01 49 days 1,740 sqft
2020-12-01 58 days 1,686 sqft
2021-01-01 64 days 1,634 sqft
2021-02-01 56 days 1,610 sqft
2021-03-01 42 days 1,624 sqft
2021-04-01 35 days 1,659 sqft
2021-05-01 32 days 1,675 sqft
2021-06-01 33 days 1,667 sqft
2021-07-01 37 days 1,650 sqft
2021-08-01 41 days 1,624 sqft
2021-09-01 45 days 1,602 sqft
2021-10-01 45 days 1,598 sqft
2021-11-01 49 days 1,558 sqft
2021-12-01 56 days 1,530 sqft
2022-01-01 61 days 1,504 sqft
2022-02-01 49 days 1,516 sqft
2022-03-01 35 days 1,536 sqft
2022-04-01 33 days 1,545 sqft
2022-05-01 32 days 1,598 sqft
2022-06-01 35 days 1,644 sqft
2022-07-01 38 days 1,620 sqft
2022-08-01 44 days 1,591 sqft
2022-09-01 49 days 1,586 sqft
2022-10-01 49 days 1,596 sqft
2022-11-01 52 days 1,589 sqft
2022-12-01 61 days 1,562 sqft
2023-01-01 67 days 1,546 sqft
2023-02-01 63 days 1,545 sqft
2023-03-01 50 days 1,556 sqft
2023-04-01 44 days 1,562 sqft
2023-05-01 44 days 1,591 sqft
2023-06-01 45 days 1,629 sqft
2023-07-01 45 days 1,618 sqft
2023-08-01 45 days 1,594 sqft
2023-09-01 45 days 1,578 sqft
2023-10-01 44 days 1,597 sqft
2023-11-01 46 days 1,575 sqft
2023-12-01 56 days 1,541 sqft
2024-01-01 66 days 1,530 sqft
2024-02-01 59 days 1,530 sqft
2024-03-01 43 days 1,560 sqft
2024-04-01 40 days 1,604 sqft
Philadelphia's median listing age (time on market) for 2024-04-01 was 40 days. This is -10% shorter than the same period one year ago.

Philadelphia's median square footage for active listings during the 2024-04-01 period was 1,604 sqft. One year prior, the average listing was 1,562 sqft.