We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at CUSO Mortgage Corporation with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:
Interest Rate: lower than average (-0.10%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: higher than average (+$472)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a average cost lender.
This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, CUSO Mortgage Corporation originated 232 mortgages, a national market share of 0.0%. It was primarily active in ME (0.9% market share) and NH (0.0% market share).
On average, CUSO Mortgage Corporation’s interest rates were lower than those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (-0.10%).1The comparable mortgages control for CUSO Mortgage Corporation’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 $4129, which was higher than those of comparable mortgages at $3657, with a difference of +$472. Overall, we estimate that CUSO Mortgage Corporation 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 CUSO Mortgage Corporation.
CUSO Mortgage Corporation originated Conforming and USDA 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 CUSO Mortgage Corporation compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||+0.07%||-0.20%|
|Loan related Closing Cost Difference||+$516||+$99|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||+0.14%||-0.19%|
Based on the table above, CUSO Mortgage Corporation is cheap for USDA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming purchase mortgages.
Mortgage Refinancing from CUSO Mortgage Corporation compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.11%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||+$708|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.03%|
Based on the table above, CUSO Mortgage Corporation is similar to other lenders for Conforming mortgage refinance.
Other information about CUSO Mortgage Corporation:
Regulator: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Registered city and state: Hampden, ME, 04444