Mortgage Research Center Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is Mortgage Research Center a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? To help you shop for a mortgage, we compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by Mortgage Research Center 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 Mortgage Research Center nationally:

Review ItemMortgage Research Center
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.02%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$154)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, Mortgage Research Center’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.02%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$154. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Mortgage Research Center tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. To visit Mortgage Research Center, its website is located at: https://www.mortgageresearchcenter.com.

Mortgage Research Center’s Rate Review by City

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the cities we track Mortgage Research Center was most active in:

  1. Clarksville, TN
  2. Virginia Beach, VA
  3. Dothan, AL
  4. Omaha, NE
  5. Seattle, WA

You can click through to check out Mortgage Research Center’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.

Mortgage Research Center’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, Mortgage Research Center originated Conforming 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.

Purchase/Refinance:
New Purchase MortgagesConforming
Interest Rate Difference+0.02%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$184
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.00%
National Star Rating(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConforming
Interest Rate Difference-0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$5
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.01%
Average Star Rating(3.5)

As a summary, Mortgage Research Center is similar to other lenders for Conforming purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Mortgage Research Center is similar to other lenders for Conforming 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 Mortgage Research Center:

Registered name: Mortgage Research Center
Registered city and state: Columbia, MO, 65203
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 Mortgage Research Center’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.