iServe Residential Lending Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is iServe Residential Lending a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? To help you shop for a mortgage, we compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by iServe Residential Lending to those of other lenders for a comparable set of borrowers. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. Going by historical data, here is our review of iServe Residential Lending nationally:

Review ItemiServe Residential Lending
Interest Ratehigher than other lenders (+0.17%)
Loan Related Closing Costshigher than other lenders (+$904)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(2.5)

On average, iServe Residential Lending’s interest rates were higher than those of other lenders (+0.17%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its loan related closing costs were also higher than those of other lenders, with a difference of +$904. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that iServe Residential Lending tends to be an expensive lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. To visit iServe Residential Lending, its website is located at: https://iservelending.com.

iServe Residential Lending’s Rate Review by City

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the cities we track iServe Residential Lending was most active in:

  1. Atlanta, GA
  2. Reno, NV
  3. Nashville, TN
  4. Virginia Beach, VA
  5. Chattanooga, TN

You can click through to check out iServe Residential Lending’s mortgage rate relative to those of other lenders within each city. Or, for our entire list of the top mortgage lenders by city, click here.

iServe Residential Lending’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, iServe Residential Lending originated Conforming, FHA, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo and VA mortgages for refinances. Its average interest rate and total loan related closing cost difference relative to other lenders for comparable borrowers by mortgages type is as follows.

Purchase/Refinance:
New Purchase MortgagesConformingFHAUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.06%+0.07%-0.01%+0.07%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$317+$280+$19+$527
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.08%+0.09%-0.00%+0.09%
National Star Rating(3)(3)(3.5)(3)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.15%+0.29%+0.02%+0.02%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$619+$1558+$79+$78
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.18%+0.38%+0.02%+0.02%
Average Star Rating(2.5)(1.5)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, iServe Residential Lending is similar to other lenders for USDA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming, FHA and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, iServe Residential Lending is similar to other lenders for Jumbo 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 iServe Residential Lending:

Registered name: IServe Residential Lending
Registered city and state: SAN DIEGO, CA, 92127
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 iServe Residential Lending’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.