Credit Union Mortgage Association Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemCredit Union Mortgage Association
Interest Ratelower than other lenders (-0.12%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$67)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4)

On average, Credit Union Mortgage Association’s interest rates were lower than those of other lenders (-0.12%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$67. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Credit Union Mortgage Association tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4 out of 5 stars.

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Credit Union Mortgage Association’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 Credit Union Mortgage Association was most active in:

  1. Washington, DC
  2. Baltimore, MD
  3. Fayetteville, NC
  4. Stafford Courthouse, VA
  5. Charlotte, NC

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

Credit Union Mortgage Association’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, Credit Union Mortgage Association originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo 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 MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.07%-0.04%-0.01%+0.01%-0.02%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$17+$2-$2-$10-$22
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.07%-0.04%-0.01%+0.01%-0.02%
National Star Rating(4)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.18%-0.04%+0.00%+0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$140+$38+$54-$36
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.19%-0.04%+0.00%-0.00%
Average Star Rating(4.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

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

Registered name: Credit Union Mortgage Association Inc
Registered city and state: FAIRFAX, VA, 22030
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 Credit Union Mortgage Association’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.