Nations Lending Corporation Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemNations Lending Corporation
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.04%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (+$195)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3)

On average, Nations Lending Corporation’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.04%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of +$195. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Nations Lending Corporation tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3 out of 5 stars.

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Nations Lending Corporation’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 Nations Lending Corporation was most active in:

  1. Cleveland, OH
  2. Los Angeles, CA
  3. Houston, TX
  4. Tampa, FL
  5. Toledo, OH

Nations Lending Corporation’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, Nations Lending Corporation originated Conforming, FHA, USDA and VA 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 MortgagesConformingFHAUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.05%+0.04%+0.03%+0.02%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$131-$221-$142+$15
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.06%+0.02%+0.01%+0.02%
National Star Rating(3)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.04%+0.03%-0.00%+0.03%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$574+$383+$16+$177
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.08%+0.06%-0.00%+0.04%
Average Star Rating(3)(3)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, Nations Lending Corporation is similar to other lenders for FHA, USDA and VA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Nations Lending Corporation is similar to other lenders for USDA and VA mortgage refinance. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming and FHA 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 Nations Lending Corporation:

Registered name: Nations Lending Corporation
Registered city and state: INDEPENDENCE, OH, 44131
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 Nations Lending Corporation’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.