Northern Mortgage Services, LLC Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemNorthern Mortgage Services, LLC
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.04%)
Loan Related Closing Costshigher than other lenders (+$389)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3)

On average, Northern Mortgage Services, LLC’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.04%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were higher than those of other lenders, with a difference of +$389. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Northern Mortgage Services, LLC tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3 out of 5 stars.

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Northern Mortgage Services, LLC’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 Northern Mortgage Services, LLC was most active in:

  1. Grand Rapids, MI
  2. Kettering, OH
  3. Springfield, MA
  4. Port St. Lucie, FL
  5. Portage, MI

Northern Mortgage Services, LLC’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, Northern Mortgage Services, LLC originated Conforming, FHA, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, FHA and VA 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 MortgagesConformingFHAUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.09%+0.06%+0.00%-0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$832-$192-$115+$19
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.17%+0.04%-0.02%-0.00%
National Star Rating(2.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.01%-0.03%-0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$234+$47-$75
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.01%-0.03%-0.01%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, Northern Mortgage Services, LLC 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 mortgages, Northern Mortgage Services, LLC is similar to other lenders for Conforming, FHA 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 Northern Mortgage Services, LLC:

Registered name: Northern Mortgage Services
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 Northern Mortgage Services, LLC’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.