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Real Estate Dictionary contains a comprehensive list of real estate and mortgage terms and definitions for home buyers, home sellers, and real estate consumers with expanded definitions of the most important real estate and mortgage home loan terms. This dictionary is made available by Houston area REALTORS®. Please use the real estate dictionary term index section containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them.
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Jumbo Mortgage 
The current loan limit for a conforming loan is $252,700. Loans for amounts above $252,700 are considered non-conforming or jumbo mortgages.