GuardHill Financial Corp Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is GuardHill Financial Corp a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? To help you shop for a mortgage, we compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by GuardHill Financial Corp to those of other lenders for a comparable set of borrowers. Here is our review of GuardHill Financial Corp nationally:

Review ItemGuardHill Financial Corp
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.05%)
Loan Related Closing Costslower than other lenders (-$379)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, GuardHill Financial Corp’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.05%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were lower than those of other lenders, with a difference of -$379. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that GuardHill Financial Corp tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.

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GuardHill Financial Corp’s Rate Review by City

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. For our list of the top mortgage lenders by city, click here. In particular, among the cities we track GuardHill Financial Corp was most active in:

  1. New York, NY
  2. Stamford, CT
  3. Yonkers, NY
  4. Jersey City, NJ
  5. Los Angeles, CA

GuardHill Financial Corp’s Rate Review by Mortgage Type

Mortgage lenders also tend to charge different interest rates and closing costs depending on the type of mortgage. In our data, GuardHill Financial Corp originated Conforming, FHA and Jumbo mortgages for new home purchases and refinances. Its average interest rate and total loan related closing cost difference relative to other lenders by mortgages type is as follows.

New Purchase MortgagesConformingFHAJumbo
Interest Rate Difference+0.09%-0.02%+0.06%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$702-$280+$31
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.06%-0.03%+0.06%
National Star Rating(3)(3.5)(3)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumbo
Interest Rate Difference+0.00%-0.00%+0.03%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$54-$10+$210
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.00%-0.00%+0.03%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, GuardHill Financial Corp is similar to other lenders for FHA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming and Jumbo purchase mortgages. For refinancing, GuardHill Financial Corp is similar to other lenders for Conforming, FHA and Jumbo mortgage refinance. Nevertheless, individual circumstances can matter a lot for mortgage rates, and we always recommend shopping among several of our top mortgage lenders in your area before signing.

Other information about GuardHill Financial Corp:

Registered name: Guardhill Financial Corp
Registered city and state: NEW YORK, NY, 10017
Regulator: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

* Source of the data is Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) and is for mortgages originated in the past year. Our comparable mortgages analysis controls for GuardHill Financial Corp’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 commuting zone. Cost adjusted rates were computed based on each percent of the loan amount in above average loan related closing costs being worth +0.15 of a percentage point in interest rate. Furthermore, the amounts are regularized using a Bayesian approach to control for small samples.