Find USDA Eligible Properties in Delaware

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Are you looking to buy in a rural area of Delaware?

There are 4,167 USDA backed residential loans in Delaware with an average loan balance of $195,464. Over 86% of the loans went to help first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 37 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $197,191. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,707 square feet.

The size of Delaware is roughly 6,446 square kilometers. USDA defined regions of rural loan ineligibility in Delaware cover 1,275 square kilometers of the state. See the interactive geographic illustration below for more details. Approximately 19.78% of the state is ineligible for traditional USDA home loans.

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Search 3 Counties of Delaware   DE QR code

Kent   •   New Castle   •   Sussex

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States bordering Delaware include Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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 throughout the state of Delaware.

Delaware ratified the 1787 United States Constitution on December 7th, 1787 where the state capitol today resides in Dover.

The official Delaware motto is "Liberty and Independence". The motto was adopted in 1792, and was taken from the United States Declaration of Independence. The motto is meant to symbolize the commitment of Delaware to the ideals of freedom, justice, and democracy. The motto is also a reminder that Delaware was one of the original thirteen colonies that fought for and won their independence from Great Britain.

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Interested in the geographic boundaries that define USDA Loan eligibility?
Click the map below to view for more details about rural housing in Delaware and a higher resolution USDA loan eligibility boundaries.
Delaware USDA loan eligibility boundaries

Updated Boundaries
Effective 2024

Delaware New 2024 USDA loan eligibility boundaries
Local USDA Program Administration Contact Information
All USDA Rural Development offices located in Delaware are currently in remote status Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointments may be scheduled through various points of contact and with authorization from the State Director.

Delaware State Office
1221 College Park Drive, Suite 200 Dover, DE 19904
Main Line: (302) 857-3580 / Fax: (855) 389-2236
Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Delaware
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12682 Drum Creek Way
Selbyville, DE

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1672 Vernon Rd
Harrington, DE

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35 Aintree Dr
Lewes, DE

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24545 Timber Br Lot 197
Millsboro, DE

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Rural Homes in Delaware during Summer
Rural Homes in Delaware during summer