New West Lending Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is New West Lending a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? To help you shop for a mortgage, we compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by New West Lending to those of other lenders for a comparable set of borrowers. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. Going by historical data, here is our review of New West Lending nationally:

Review ItemNew West Lending
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.09%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (+$178)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3)

On average, New West Lending’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.09%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of +$178. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that New West Lending tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3 out of 5 stars. To visit New West Lending, its website is located at: https://www.newwestlending.com.

New West Lending’s Rate Review by City

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the cities we track New West Lending was most active in:

  1. Phoenix, AZ
  2. Denver, CO
  3. San Francisco, CA
  4. Los Angeles, CA
  5. Las Vegas, NV

You can click through to check out New West Lending’s mortgage rate relative to those of other lenders within each city. Or, for our entire list of the top mortgage lenders by city, click here.

New West Lending’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, New West Lending originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo 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 MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.13%+0.04%+0.01%-0.04%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$398+$156+$9+$27
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.16%+0.05%+0.02%-0.04%
National Star Rating(2.5)(3)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.12%+0.00%-0.05%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$92+$82-$134
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.12%+0.01%-0.06%
Average Star Rating(3)(3.5)(4)

As a summary, New West Lending is similar to other lenders for Jumbo and VA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming and FHA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, New West Lending is cheap for VA mortgage refinance. It is similar to other lenders for FHA 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 New West Lending:

Registered name: New West Lending Inc
Registered city and state: PHOENIX, AZ, 85020
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 New West Lending’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.