Guild Mortgage Company Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemGuild Mortgage Company
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.03%)
Loan Related Closing Costshigher than other lenders (+$410)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, Guild Mortgage Company’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.03%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were higher than those of other lenders, with a difference of +$410. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. To visit Guild Mortgage Company, check out its website at:

Guild Mortgage Company’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 Guild Mortgage Company was most active in:

  1. Seattle, WA
  2. St. Louis, MO
  3. Portland, OR
  4. Las Vegas, NV
  5. Phoenix, AZ

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

  1. Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ, for FHA mortgages
  2. Elko, NV, for FHA mortgages
  3. Redding, CA, overall
  4. Montrose, CO, for VA mortgages
  5. Hermiston, OR, for VA mortgages
  6. Village of Four Seasons, MO, for FHA mortgages
  7. Jasper, AL, for FHA, and VA mortgages
  8. Burley, ID, for VA mortgages
  9. The Dalles, OR, overall

Guild Mortgage Company’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, Guild Mortgage Company originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, 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 MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.06%+0.03%+0.08%+0.00%+0.04%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$539+$544+$472+$152+$492
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.07%+0.06%+0.09%+0.02%+0.06%
National Star Rating(3)(3)(3)(3.5)(3)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.01%-0.06%+0.06%-0.00%-0.05%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$302-$22+$297+$4-$207
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.03%-0.07%+0.06%+0.00%-0.06%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(4)(3)(3.5)(4)

As a summary, Guild Mortgage Company is similar to other lenders for USDA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming, FHA, Jumbo and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Guild Mortgage Company is cheap for FHA and VA mortgage refinance. It is similar to other lenders for Conforming and USDA 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 Guild Mortgage Company:

Registered name: Guild Mortgage Company
Registered city and state: SAN DIEGO, CA, 92111
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 Guild Mortgage Company’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.