First World Mortgage Corporation Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemFirst World Mortgage Corporation
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.09%)
Loan Related Closing Costshigher than other lenders (+$578)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4.5)

On average, First World Mortgage Corporation’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.09%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were higher than those of other lenders, with a difference of +$578. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that First World Mortgage Corporation 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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First World Mortgage Corporation’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 First World Mortgage Corporation was most active in:

  1. Stamford, CT
  2. Springfield, MA
  3. Boston, MA
  4. Tampa, FL
  5. Providence, RI

First World Mortgage Corporation’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, First World Mortgage Corporation 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.

New Purchase MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.11%-0.11%+0.01%-0.06%+0.08%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$430+$896+$126+$215+$615
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.50%-0.04%+0.02%-0.04%+0.12%
National Star Rating(5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.09%+0.01%+0.01%+0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$271+$203+$126-$141
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.08%+0.03%+0.01%-0.00%
Average Star Rating(3)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

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

Registered name: First World Mortgage Corporaton
Registered city and state: West Hartford, CT, 06106
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 First World Mortgage Corporation’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.