Polaris Home Funding Corp Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemPolaris Home Funding Corp
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.02%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (+$193)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, Polaris Home Funding Corp’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.02%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of +$193. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. To visit Polaris Home Funding Corp, check out its website at: https://polarishomefundingcorp.com.

Polaris Home Funding Corp’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 Polaris Home Funding Corp was most active in:

  1. Cincinnati, OH
  2. Cleveland, OH
  3. Canton, OH
  4. Kettering, OH
  5. Fort Wayne, IN

In addition, Polaris Home Funding Corp is our top ranked/best mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in:

  1. Steubenville, OH, for VA mortgages
  2. London, KY, for VA mortgages

Polaris Home Funding Corp’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, Polaris Home Funding Corp 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+0.08%-0.00%+0.03%+0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$328+$295+$50+$145
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.11%+0.03%+0.03%+0.02%
National Star Rating(3)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.02%-0.01%-0.01%+0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$166+$144-$73+$44
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.04%+0.00%-0.01%+0.01%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, Polaris Home Funding Corp 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, Polaris Home Funding Corp is similar to other lenders for Conforming, FHA, USDA and VA 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 Polaris Home Funding Corp:

Registered name: Polaris Home Funding Corp
Registered city and state: GRANDVILLE, MI, 49418
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 Polaris Home Funding Corp’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.