We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at HighTechLending Inc. with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:
Interest Rate: similar to average (+0.03%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: higher than average (+$390)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a average cost lender.
This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, HighTechLending Inc. originated 865 mortgages, a national market share of 0.0%. It was most active in HI (0.7% market share), CA (0.1% market share), and NV (0.0% market share).
On average, HighTechLending Inc.’s interest rates were similar to those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (+0.03%).1The comparable mortgages control for HighTechLending Inc.’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 $8184, which was higher than those of comparable mortgages at $7793, with a difference of +$390. Overall, we estimate that HighTechLending Inc. tends to be an average cost lender, with a cost-adjusted-rate difference of +0.05% 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 HighTechLending Inc..
HighTechLending Inc. originated Conforming, FHA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, FHA and VA 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 HighTechLending Inc. compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||+0.03%||+0.02%||+0.07%|
|Loan related Closing Cost Difference||+$1||+$515||+$871|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||+0.04%||+0.03%||+0.12%|
Based on the table above, HighTechLending Inc. is similar to other lenders for Conforming and FHA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for VA purchase mortgages.
Mortgage Refinancing from HighTechLending Inc. compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||+0.07%||-0.02%||-0.10%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||+$50||+$827||+$1615|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||+0.08%||+0.04%||+0.01%|
Based on the table above, HighTechLending Inc. is similar to other lenders for FHA and VA mortgage refinance. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming mortgage refinance.
Other information about HighTechLending Inc.:
Regulator: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Registered city and state: IRVINE, CA, 92614