We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at Western Cooperative Credit Union with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:
Interest Rate: lower than average (-0.20%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: higher than average (+$508)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a cheap lender.
This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, Western Cooperative Credit Union originated 128 mortgages, a national market share of 0.0%. It was primarily active in ND, with a 1.0% market share.
On average, Western Cooperative Credit Union’s interest rates were lower than those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (-0.20%).1The comparable mortgages control for Western Cooperative 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 $7830, which was higher than those of comparable mortgages at $7322, with a difference of +$508. Overall, we estimate that Western Cooperative Credit Union tends to be an cheap lender, with a cost-adjusted-rate difference of -0.17% 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 Western Cooperative Credit Union.
Western Cooperative Credit Union originated FHA and USDA 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 Western Cooperative Credit Union compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.17%||-0.23%|
|Loan related Closing Cost Difference||+$568||+$440|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.14%||-0.20%|
Based on the table above, Western Cooperative Credit Union is cheap for FHA and USDA purchase mortgages.
Other information about Western Cooperative Credit Union:
Regulator: National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
Registered city and state: Williston, ND, 58801