University Lending Group Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemUniversity Lending Group
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.00%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (+$45)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, University Lending Group’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.00%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of +$45. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that University Lending Group tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.

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University Lending Group’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 University Lending Group was most active in:

  1. Crestview, FL
  2. Tallahassee, FL
  3. Valparaiso, IN
  4. Ann Arbor, MI
  5. Sterling Heights, MI

University Lending Group’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, University Lending Group 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-0.06%+0.01%-0.00%+0.03%+0.12%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$33+$90+$48+$183+$296
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.06%+0.02%-0.00%+0.05%+0.14%
National Star Rating(4)(3.5)(3.5)(3)(3)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.01%+0.01%+0.01%+0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$129+$30-$10-$303
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.02%+0.01%+0.01%-0.01%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, University Lending Group is cheap for Conforming purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for FHA and Jumbo purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for USDA and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, University Lending Group is similar to other lenders for Conforming, 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 University Lending Group:

Registered name: University Lending Group
Registered city and state: CLLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI, 48038
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

* 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 University Lending Group’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.