We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at Southeast Mortgage of Georgia with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:
Interest Rate: higher than average (+0.09%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: higher than average (+$288)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a expensive lender.
This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, Southeast Mortgage of Georgia originated 2503 mortgages, a national market share of 0.0%. It was most active in GA (1.0% market share), AL (0.2% market share), and FL (0.0% market share).
On average, Southeast Mortgage of Georgia’s interest rates were higher than those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (+0.09%).1The comparable mortgages control for Southeast Mortgage of Georgia’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 $5449, which was higher than those of comparable mortgages at $5162, with a difference of +$288. Overall, we estimate that Southeast Mortgage of Georgia tends to be an expensive lender, with a cost-adjusted-rate difference of +0.11% 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 Southeast Mortgage of Georgia.
Southeast Mortgage of Georgia originated Conforming, FHA, USDA and VA 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 Southeast Mortgage of Georgia compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||+0.10%||+0.09%||+0.02%||+0.10%|
|Loan related Closing Cost Difference||+$350||+$260||+$10||+$69|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||+0.12%||+0.10%||+0.01%||+0.10%|
Based on the table above, Southeast Mortgage of Georgia is similar to other lenders for USDA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming, FHA and VA purchase mortgages.
Mortgage Refinancing from Southeast Mortgage of Georgia compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||+0.12%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||+$637|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||+0.17%|
Based on the table above, Southeast Mortgage of Georgia is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming mortgage refinance.
Other information about Southeast Mortgage of Georgia:
Regulator: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Registered city and state: Duluth, GA, 30096