Salem Five Mortgage Company Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemSalem Five Mortgage Company
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.08%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$108)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4)

On average, Salem Five Mortgage Company’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.08%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$108. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Salem Five Mortgage Company tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4 out of 5 stars. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. To visit Salem Five Mortgage Company, its website is located at: https://www.salemfive.com.

Salem Five Mortgage Company’s Rate Review by City

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. For our list of the top mortgage lenders in your area, click here. In particular, among the cities we track Salem Five Mortgage Company was most active in:

  1. Boston, MA
  2. Manchester, NH
  3. Providence, RI
  4. Portland, ME
  5. Lincoln, NH

Salem Five Mortgage Company’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, Salem Five Mortgage Company 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.

Purchase/Refinance:
New Purchase MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.07%-0.19%+0.04%-0.01%-0.04%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$11-$241+$160+$9-$230
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.07%-0.20%+0.04%-0.01%-0.05%
National Star Rating(4)(4.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.10%-0.06%+0.05%-0.03%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$205-$392+$471-$506
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.11%-0.08%+0.05%-0.05%
Average Star Rating(4)(4)(3)(4)

As a summary, Salem Five Mortgage Company is cheap for Conforming and FHA purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for Jumbo, USDA and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, Salem Five Mortgage Company is cheap for Conforming, FHA and VA mortgage refinance. It is more expensive than other lenders for 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 Salem Five Mortgage Company:

Registered name: Salem Five Mortgage Co
Registered city and state: SALEM, MA, 01970
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Top holder: SALEM FIVE BANCORP

* 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 Salem Five Mortgage Company’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.