Mortgage Markets CUSO Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemMortgage Markets CUSO
Interest Ratelower than other lenders (-0.20%)
Loan Related Closing Costshigher than other lenders (+$360)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4.5)

On average, Mortgage Markets CUSO’s interest rates were lower than those of other lenders (-0.20%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were higher than those of other lenders, with a difference of +$360. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Mortgage Markets CUSO tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. This is an excellent rating and places it among the top 15% of lenders nationwide.

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Mortgage Markets CUSO’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 Mortgage Markets CUSO was most active in:

  1. Stamford, CT
  2. Myrtle Beach, SC
  3. Providence, RI
  4. Boston, MA
  5. Springfield, MA

Mortgage Markets CUSO’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, Mortgage Markets CUSO 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 MortgagesConforming
Interest Rate Difference-0.17%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$301
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.14%
National Star Rating(4)
Refinance MortgagesConforming
Interest Rate Difference-0.25%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$446
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.22%
Average Star Rating(4.5)

As a summary, Mortgage Markets CUSO is cheap for Conforming purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Mortgage Markets CUSO 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 Mortgage Markets CUSO:

Registered name: Mortgage Markets CUSO
Registered city and state: East Hartford, CT, 06108
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 Mortgage Markets CUSO’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.