We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at Waterstone Mortgage Corp with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:
Interest Rate: higher than average (+0.11%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: higher than average (+$549)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a expensive lender.
This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, Waterstone Mortgage Corp originated 11874 mortgages, a national market share of 0.2%. It was most active in NM (3.1% market share), WI (1.7% market share), and DE (1.3% market share).
On average, Waterstone Mortgage Corp’s interest rates were higher than those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (+0.11%).1The comparable mortgages control for Waterstone Mortgage Corp’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 $5186, which was higher than those of comparable mortgages at $4638, with a difference of +$549. Overall, we estimate that Waterstone Mortgage Corp tends to be an expensive lender, with a cost-adjusted-rate difference of +0.15% 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. Therefore, we recommend comparing your rate and fees with at least a few other lenders before signing with Waterstone Mortgage Corp.
Waterstone Mortgage Corp originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA 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 Waterstone Mortgage Corp compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||+0.10%||+0.13%||+0.18%||+0.12%||+0.13%|
|Loan related Closing Cost Difference||+$497||+$656||+$752||+$543||+$991|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||+0.12%||+0.20%||+0.20%||+0.19%||+0.19%|
Based on the table above, Waterstone Mortgage Corp is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA purchase mortgages.
Mortgage Refinancing from Waterstone Mortgage Corp compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||+0.09%||+0.19%||+0.12%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||+$171||+$521||-$838|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||+0.12%||+0.24%||+0.07%|
Based on the table above, Waterstone Mortgage Corp is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming, FHA and VA mortgage refinance.
Other information about Waterstone Mortgage Corp:
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Registered city and state: Pewaukee, WI, 53072