Investors Bank Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemInvestors Bank
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.04%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$247)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4.5)

On average, Investors Bank’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 -$247. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Investors Bank tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. This is an excellent rating and places it among the top 15% of lenders nationwide.

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Investors Bank’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 Investors Bank was most active in:

  1. Jersey City, NJ
  2. Toms River, NJ
  3. New York, NY
  4. Philadelphia, PA
  5. Ocean City, NJ

In addition, Investors Bank is our top ranked/best mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in:

Investors Bank’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, Investors Bank originated Conforming, FHA and Jumbo mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming and Jumbo 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.

New Purchase MortgagesConformingFHAJumbo
Interest Rate Difference+0.09%-0.02%+0.04%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$170-$148+$467
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.32%-0.03%+0.04%
National Star Rating(5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.03%+0.08%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$594+$196
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.27%+0.08%
Average Star Rating(5)(3)

As a summary, Investors Bank is cheap for Conforming purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for FHA and Jumbo purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, Investors Bank is cheap for Conforming mortgage refinance. It is more expensive than other lenders for 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 Investors Bank:

Registered name: Investors Bank
Registered city and state: ISELIN, NJ, 08830
Regulator: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

* 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 Investors 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 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.