APG Federal Credit Union Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is APG Federal Credit Union a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? We compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by APG Federal Credit Union with other lenders for comparable mortgages. Nationally, here is what we find:

Interest Ratehigher than average (+0.26%)
Loan Related Closing Costslower than average (-$651)
National Rate and Closing Cost Rating(3.0)

On average, APG Federal Credit Union’s interest rates were higher than those of other lenders (+0.26%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its average total loan related closing cost was lower than those of other lenders, with a difference of -$651. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that APG Federal Credit Union tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3.0 out of 5.0 stars.

APG Federal Credit Union’s Rates by Area

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the markets we track APG Federal Credit Union was most active in:

  1. Baltimore, MD
  2. Middletown, DE
  3. Ocean City, MD
  4. Easton, MD

You can click through to check out APG Federal Credit Union’s mortgage rate competitiveness by area. Or, for our data driven ranking of all the top mortgage lenders by area, click here.

APG Federal Credit Union’s Rates by Mortgage Type

Mortgage lenders also tend to charge different interest rates and closing costs depending on the type of mortgage. In our data, APG Federal Credit Union originated Conforming, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, Jumbo and VA mortgages for refinances. We breakdown its interest rate and total loan related closing cost difference relative to other lenders for comparable mortgages by type in the table below.

New Purchase MortgagesConformingUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.12%+0.01%-0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$201-$20+$8
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.05%+0.01%-0.00%
Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.32%-0.01%+0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$857-$18-$16
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.09%-0.01%+0.00%
Star Rating(3.0)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, APG Federal Credit Union is similar to other lenders for Conforming, USDA and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, APG Federal Credit Union is similar to other lenders for Jumbo and VA mortgage refinance. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming mortgage refinance. Nevertheless, individual circumstances can matter, and we always recommend shopping among several lenders in your area before signing.

Other information about APG Federal Credit Union:

Registered name: Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union
Registered city and state: ABERDEEN, MD, 21001
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 APG Federal 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.