Georgia’s Own Credit Union Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemGeorgia’s Own Credit Union
Interest Ratelower than other lenders (-0.31%)
Loan Related Closing Costshigher than other lenders (+$388)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(5)

On average, Georgia’s Own Credit Union’s interest rates were lower than those of other lenders (-0.31%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were higher than those of other lenders, with a difference of +$388. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Georgia’s Own Credit Union tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 5 out of 5 stars. This is a fantastic rating and places it among the top 5% of lenders nationwide.

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Georgia’s Own Credit Union’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 Georgia’s Own Credit Union was most active in:

  1. Atlanta, GA
  2. Gainesville, GA
  3. Savannah, GA
  4. Carrollton, GA
  5. Athens, GA

Georgia’s Own Credit Union’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, Georgia’s Own Credit Union originated Conforming 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 MortgagesConformingJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.31%-0.09%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$659+$422
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.28%-0.08%
National Star Rating(5)(4)
Refinance MortgagesConformingJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.34%-0.10%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$88+$516
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.35%-0.09%
Average Star Rating(5)(4)

As a summary, Georgia’s Own Credit Union is cheap for Conforming and Jumbo purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Georgia’s Own Credit Union is cheap for Conforming 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 Georgia’s Own Credit Union:

Registered name: Georgia’s Own Credit Union
Registered city and state: 100 Peachtree St. NW ste 1800, GA, 30303
Regulator: National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

* 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 Georgia’s Own Credit Union’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.