Equity Prime Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemEquity Prime Mortgage
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.09%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (+$198)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3)

On average, Equity Prime Mortgage’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.09%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of +$198. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Equity Prime Mortgage tends to be an expensive lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3 out of 5 stars. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. To visit Equity Prime Mortgage, its website is located at: https://www.equityprime.com.

Equity Prime Mortgage’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 Equity Prime Mortgage was most active in:

  1. Orlando, FL
  2. Toms River, NJ
  3. Atlanta, GA
  4. Lakeland, FL
  5. Boston, MA

Equity Prime Mortgage’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, Equity Prime Mortgage originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA 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.

Purchase/Refinance:
New Purchase MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.13%+0.12%+0.07%-0.00%+0.09%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$385+$340+$64+$27+$109
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.17%+0.15%+0.07%-0.00%+0.10%
National Star Rating(2.5)(3)(3)(3.5)(3)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.03%+0.01%+0.00%+0.00%+0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$141-$77+$63+$4-$228
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.03%+0.01%+0.00%+0.00%+0.00%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, Equity Prime Mortgage is similar to other lenders for USDA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming, FHA, Jumbo and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Equity Prime Mortgage is similar to other lenders for Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA 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 Equity Prime Mortgage:

Registered name: Equity Prime Mortgage
Registered city and state: Atlanta, GA, 30328
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 Equity Prime Mortgage’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.