We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at Santander Bank N.A. with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:
Interest Rate: lower than average (-0.12%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: similar to average (+$139)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a cheap lender.
This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, Santander Bank N.A. originated 11667 mortgages, a national market share of 0.2%. It was most active in MA (2.5% market share), RI (2.4% market share), and NJ (1.5% market share).
On average, Santander Bank N.A.’s interest rates were lower than those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (-0.12%).1The comparable mortgages control for Santander Bank N.A.’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 $4745, which was similar to those of comparable mortgages at $4606, with a difference of +$139. Overall, we estimate that Santander Bank N.A. tends to be an cheap 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. Nevertheless, we recommend comparing your rate and fees with at least a few other lenders before signing with Santander Bank N.A..
Santander Bank N.A. originated Conforming, FHA and Jumbo mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, FHA and Jumbo 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 Santander Bank N.A. compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.14%||-0.14%||+0.08%|
|Loan related Closing Cost Difference||+$156||-$534||+$665|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.13%||-0.18%||+0.10%|
Based on the table above, Santander Bank N.A. is cheap for Conforming and FHA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Jumbo purchase mortgages.
Mortgage Refinancing from Santander Bank N.A. compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.14%||-0.18%||-0.00%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||+$44||-$517||+$47|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.12%||-0.22%||-0.00%|
Based on the table above, Santander Bank N.A. is cheap for Conforming and FHA mortgage refinance. It is similar to other lenders for Jumbo mortgage refinance.
Other information about Santander Bank N.A.:
Regulator: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Top holder: BANCO SANTANDER, S.A.
Registered city and state: Wilmington, DE, 19801