Is Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? To help you shop for a mortgage, we compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union to those of other lenders for a comparable set of borrowers. Here is our review of Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union nationally:
|Review Item||Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union|
|Interest Rate||similar to other lenders (+0.07%)|
|Loan Related Closing Costs||higher than other lenders (+$634)|
|National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating||(3)|
On average, Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.07%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were higher than those of other lenders, with a difference of +$634. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union tends to be an expensive lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3 out of 5 stars.
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Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union’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 Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union was most active in:
Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union’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, Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union originated Conforming 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 Mortgages||Conforming|
|Interest Rate Difference||+0.08%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||+$705|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||+0.14%|
|National Star Rating|
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.06%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||+$49|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.06%|
|Average Star Rating|
As a summary, Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union is cheap for Conforming 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 Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union:
Registered city and state: Pasadena, TX, 77505
Regulator: National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
* 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 Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union’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.