UBS Bank USA Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemUBS Bank USA
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.01%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$41)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, UBS Bank USA’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.01%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$41. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that UBS Bank USA 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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UBS Bank USA’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 UBS Bank USA was most active in:

  1. Los Angeles, CA
  2. New York, NY
  3. Boston, MA
  4. Chicago, IL
  5. Denver, CO

UBS Bank USA’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, UBS Bank USA originated Conforming and Jumbo 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.

New Purchase MortgagesConformingJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.01%-0.02%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$91-$19
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.01%-0.02%
National Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingJumbo
Interest Rate Difference+0.01%-0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$76+$19
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.01%-0.01%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, UBS Bank USA is similar to other lenders for Conforming and Jumbo purchase mortgages. For refinancing, UBS Bank USA is similar to other lenders for Conforming and Jumbo 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 UBS Bank USA:

Registered name: UBS Bank USA
Registered city and state: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, 84111
Regulator: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Top holder: UBS GROUP AG

* 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 UBS Bank USA’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.