True North Federal Credit Union Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is True North 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 True North Federal Credit Union to those of other lenders for a comparable set of borrowers. Here is our review of True North Federal Credit Union nationally:

Review ItemTrue North Federal Credit Union
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.03%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (+$53)

On average, True North Federal Credit Union’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.03%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of +$53. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. To visit True North Federal Credit Union, check out its website at: https://www.truenorthfcu.org.

True North 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 in your area, click here. In particular, among the cities we track True North Federal Credit Union was most active in:

  1. Juneau, AK
  2. Anchorage, AK
  3. Spokane, WA
  4. The Dalles, OR
  5. Badger, AK

In addition, True North Federal Credit Union is our top ranked/best mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in:

True North 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, True North Federal Credit Union originated Conforming, FHA, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, FHA 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 MortgagesConformingFHAUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.01%-0.02%-0.08%-0.02%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$203-$93-$58+$80
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.00%-0.03%-0.08%-0.02%
National Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(4)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.02%-0.01%-0.04%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$69+$16-$20
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.03%-0.01%-0.04%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, True North Federal Credit Union is cheap for USDA purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for Conforming, FHA and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, True North Federal Credit Union is similar to other lenders for Conforming, FHA 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 True North Federal Credit Union:

Registered name: True North Federal Credit Union
Registered city and state: Juneau, AK, 99801
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 True North 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.