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There are 155 USDA backed residential loans in Santa Cruz county with an average loan balance of $312,597. Over 83% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 43 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $311,493. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,300 SqFt. Alternate income limits exist to determine loan eligibility in Santa Cruz county. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $163,500. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit increases to $215,800.

The size of Santa Cruz County is roughly 1,161 square kilometers. USDA defined regions of rural loan ineligibility in Santa Cruz cover 294 square kilometers of the county. Approximately 25.4% of Santa Cruz County is ineligible for traditional USDA home loans. See the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.

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Start your search for USDA loan eligible properties in the cities of Santa Cruz County, CA   Santa_Cruz QR code
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Amesti   •   Aptos   •   *Aptos HillsLarkin Valley   •   *Ben Lomond   •   Beulah Park   •   *Bonny Doon   •   *Boulder Creek   •   Brackney   •   *Brookdale   •   Camp Evers   •   Capitola   •   Chittenden   •   *Corralitos   •   *Davenport   •   *Day Valley   •   Ellicott   •   *Felton   •   Forest Park   •   Forest Springs   •   Freedom   •   Glen Arbor   •   Glenwood   •   Gordola   •   Interlaken   •   *La Selva Beach   •   Laurel   •   *Lompico   •   Majors   •   Mission Springs   •   Monte Toyon   •   *Mount Hermon   •   Olympia   •   Opal Cliffs   •   *Pajaro Dunes   •   Paradise Park   •   Pasatiempo   •   Pleasure Point   •   Redwood Grove   •   Rio del Mar   •   Riverside Grove   •   San Lorenzo Park   •   Santa Cruz   •   *Scotts Valley   •   Seacliff   •   Soquel   •   Swanton   •   The Willows   •   Twin Lakes   •   Watsonville   •   *Zayante

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Santa Cruz County.

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Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Santa_Cruz County
13125 Redwood Ave
Boulder Creek, CA

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24510 Glenwood Dr
Los Gatos, CA

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103 Eureka Canyon Rd
Corralitos, CA

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200 Keystone Way
Santa Cruz, CA

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