Is Middlesex Savings Bank An Expensive Mortgage Lender?

We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at Middlesex Savings Bank with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:

Interest Rate: lower than average (-0.09%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: lower than average (-$904)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a cheap lender.

This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, Middlesex Savings Bank originated 721 mortgages, a national market share of 0.0%. It was primarily active in MA, with a 0.6% market share.

On average, Middlesex Savings Bank’s interest rates were lower than those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (-0.09%).1The comparable mortgages control for Middlesex Savings Bank’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 $2089, which was lower than those of comparable mortgages at $2993, with a difference of -$904. Overall, we estimate that Middlesex Savings Bank tends to be an cheap lender, with a cost-adjusted-rate difference of -0.19% 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 Middlesex Savings Bank.

Middlesex Savings Bank originated Conforming 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 Middlesex Savings Bank compared to other lenders

Conforming
Interest Rate Difference -0.17%
Loan related Closing Cost Difference -$763
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference -0.22%

Based on the table above, Middlesex Savings Bank is cheap for Conforming purchase mortgages.

Mortgage Refinancing from Middlesex Savings Bank compared to other lenders

Conforming
Interest Rate Difference -0.02%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference -$1020
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference -0.16%

Based on the table above, Middlesex Savings Bank is cheap for Conforming mortgage refinance.

Other information about Middlesex Savings Bank:

Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) 
Top holder: MIDDLESEX BANCORP MHC
Registered city and state: NATICK, MA, 01760

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1. The comparable mortgages control for Middlesex Savings Bank’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.