Is Oakland County Credit Union An Expensive Mortgage Lender?

We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at Oakland County Credit Union with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:

Interest Rate: lower than average (-0.20%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: lower than average (-$1123)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a cheap lender.

This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, Oakland County Credit Union originated 216 mortgages, a national market share of 0.0%. It was most active in MI (0.1% market share), WI (0.0% market share), and TN (0.0% market share).

On average, Oakland County Credit Union’s interest rates were lower than those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (-0.20%).1The comparable mortgages control for Oakland County Credit Union’s distribution of loan term (e.g. 30 year vs 15 year), loan-to-value (LTV), debt-to-income (DTI), loan amount, loan program (e.g. Conforming/FHA), loan purpose (e.g. purchase/refinance), and county. Interest rate and loan related closing costs are estimated based on fixed rate mortgages only, whereas market shares include all purchase or refinance mortgages. Its average total loan related closing cost was $1490, which was lower than those of comparable mortgages at $2613, with a difference of -$1123. Overall, we estimate that Oakland County Credit Union tends to be an cheap lender, with a cost-adjusted-rate difference of -0.42% compared to comparable mortgages at other lenders.2Cost adjusted rates were computed based on each percent of the loan amount in loan related closing costs being worth 1/6 of a percentage point in interest rate. Nevertheless, we recommend comparing your rate and fees with at least a few other lenders before signing with Oakland County Credit Union.

Oakland County Credit Union originated Conforming mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming mortgages for refinances. We breakdown its interest rate and total loan related closing cost on by each of the mortgage types it originated below:

Home Purchase Mortgages from Oakland County Credit Union compared to other lenders

Conforming
Interest Rate Difference -0.10%
Loan related Closing Cost Difference +$106
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference -0.10%

Based on the table above, Oakland County Credit Union is cheap for Conforming purchase mortgages.

Mortgage Refinancing from Oakland County Credit Union compared to other lenders

Conforming
Interest Rate Difference -0.24%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference -$1582
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference -0.55%

Based on the table above, Oakland County Credit Union is cheap for Conforming mortgage refinance.

Other information about Oakland County Credit Union:

Regulator: National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) 
Registered city and state: Waterford, MI, 48327

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1. The comparable mortgages control for Oakland County Credit Union’s distribution of loan term (e.g. 30 year vs 15 year), loan-to-value (LTV), debt-to-income (DTI), loan amount, loan program (e.g. Conforming/FHA), loan purpose (e.g. purchase/refinance), and county. Interest rate and loan related closing costs are estimated based on fixed rate mortgages only, whereas market shares include all purchase or refinance mortgages.
2. Cost adjusted rates were computed based on each percent of the loan amount in loan related closing costs being worth 1/6 of a percentage point in interest rate.

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