We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at Tri County Area FCU with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:
Interest Rate: higher than average (+0.13%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: lower than average (-$1289)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a cheap lender.
This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, Tri County Area FCU originated 82 mortgages, a national market share of 0.0%. It was primarily active in PA, with a 0.0% market share.
On average, Tri County Area FCU’s interest rates were higher than those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (+0.13%).1The comparable mortgages control for Tri County Area FCU’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 $654, which was lower than those of comparable mortgages at $1942, with a difference of -$1289. Overall, we estimate that Tri County Area FCU tends to be an cheap 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 Tri County Area FCU.
Tri County Area FCU specialized in mortgage refinancing, and originated Conforming refinances. We breakdown its interest rate and total loan related closing cost on by each of the mortgage types it originated below:
Mortgage Refinancing from Tri County Area FCU compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||+0.13%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||-$1289|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.05%|
Based on the table above, Tri County Area FCU is cheap for Conforming mortgage refinance.
Other information about Tri County Area FCU:
Regulator: National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
Registered city and state: Pottstown, PA, 19464