Community Financial Credit Union Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is Community Financial 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 Community Financial Credit Union 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 Community Financial Credit Union nationally:

Review ItemCommunity Financial Credit Union
Interest Ratelower than other lenders (-0.22%)
Loan Related Closing Costslower than other lenders (-$444)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(5)

On average, Community Financial Credit Union’s interest rates were lower than those of other lenders (-0.22%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its loan related closing costs were also lower than those of other lenders, with a difference of -$444. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Community Financial Credit Union tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 5 out of 5 stars. To visit Community Financial Credit Union, its website is located at: https://www.cfcu.org.

Community Financial Credit Union’s Rate Review by City

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

  1. Sterling Heights, MI
  2. Gaylord, MI
  3. Ann Arbor, MI
  4. Boyne City, MI
  5. Prudenville, MI

In addition, Community Financial Credit Union is our top ranked/best mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in:

You can click through to check out Community Financial Credit Union’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.

Community Financial 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, Community Financial Credit Union originated Conforming, Jumbo and USDA 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.

Purchase/Refinance:
New Purchase MortgagesConformingJumboUSDA
Interest Rate Difference-0.17%-0.01%-0.03%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$296+$11-$117
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.20%-0.01%-0.05%
National Star Rating(4.5)(3.5)(4)
Refinance MortgagesConformingJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.27%-0.04%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$586+$173
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.34%-0.03%
Average Star Rating(5)(3.5)

As a summary, Community Financial Credit Union is cheap for Conforming and USDA purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for Jumbo purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, Community Financial Credit Union is cheap for Conforming mortgage refinance. It is similar to 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 Community Financial Credit Union:

Registered name: Community Financial Credit Union
Registered city and state: Plymouth, MI, 48170
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 Community Financial 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.