Is American Finance House Lariiba An Expensive Mortgage Lender?

We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at American Finance House Lariiba with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:

Interest Rate: higher than average (+0.08%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: higher than average (+$267)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a expensive lender.

This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, American Finance House Lariiba originated 168 mortgages, a national market share of 0.0%. It was most active in OK (0.0% market share), GA (0.0% market share), and NJ (0.0% market share).

On average, American Finance House Lariiba’s interest rates were higher than those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (+0.08%).1The comparable mortgages control for American Finance House Lariiba’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 $4715, which was higher than those of comparable mortgages at $4448, with a difference of +$267. Overall, we estimate that American Finance House Lariiba tends to be an expensive lender, with a cost-adjusted-rate difference of +0.10% 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 American Finance House Lariiba.

American Finance House Lariiba originated Conforming mortgages for new home purchases. 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 American Finance House Lariiba compared to other lenders

Conforming
Interest Rate Difference +0.08%
Loan related Closing Cost Difference +$267
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference +0.10%

Based on the table above, American Finance House Lariiba is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming purchase mortgages.

Other information about American Finance House Lariiba:

Regulator: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 
Registered city and state: Whittier, CA, 90603-2165

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1. The comparable mortgages control for American Finance House Lariiba’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.