Is Redfin Mortgage a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? We compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by Redfin Mortgage with other lenders for comparable mortgages. Nationally, here is what we find:
|Interest Rate||lower than average (-0.15%)|
|Loan Related Closing Costs||lower than average (-$1212)|
|National Rate and Closing Cost Rating||(4.5)|
On average, Redfin Mortgage’s interest rates were lower than those of other lenders (-0.15%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its average total loan related closing cost was lower than those of other lenders, with a difference of -$1212. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Redfin Mortgage tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4.5 out of 5.0 stars.
Redfin Mortgage’s Rates by Area
Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the markets we track Redfin Mortgage was most active in:
Furthermore, Redfin Mortgage is our top ranked mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in Denver, CO, overall.
You can click through to check out Redfin Mortgage’s mortgage rate competitiveness by area. Or, for our data driven ranking of all the top mortgage lenders by area, click here.
Redfin Mortgage’s Rates by Mortgage Type
Mortgage lenders also tend to charge different interest rates and closing costs depending on the type of mortgage. In our data, Redfin Mortgage originated Conforming and Jumbo mortgages for new home purchases. We breakdown its interest rate and total loan related closing cost difference relative to other lenders for comparable mortgages by type in the table below.
|New Purchase Mortgages||Conforming||Jumbo|
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.15%||+0.00%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||-$1215||-$98|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.22%||+0.00%|
As a summary, Redfin Mortgage is cheap for Conforming purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for Jumbo purchase mortgages. Nevertheless, individual circumstances can matter, and we always recommend shopping among several lenders in your area before signing.
Other information about Redfin Mortgage:
Registered city and state: Frisco, TX, 75034
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 Redfin Mortgage’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.