NewDay USA Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemNewDay USA
Interest Ratehigher than other lenders (+0.31%)
Loan Related Closing Costshigher than other lenders (+$1073)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(1.5)

On average, NewDay USA’s interest rates were higher than those of other lenders (+0.31%). Its loan related closing costs were also higher than those of other lenders, with a difference of +$1073. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that NewDay USA tends to be an expensive lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars.

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NewDay USA’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 NewDay USA was most active in:

  1. Atlanta, GA
  2. Phoenix, AZ
  3. Las Vegas, NV
  4. Tampa, FL
  5. Los Angeles, CA

NewDay USA’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, NewDay USA originated FHA 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.

New Purchase MortgagesFHAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.00%+0.03%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$26+$175
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.00%+0.04%
National Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesFHAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.03%+0.35%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$103+$1215
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.04%+0.43%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(1.5)

As a summary, NewDay USA is similar to other lenders for FHA and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing, NewDay USA is similar to other lenders for FHA mortgage refinance. It is more expensive than other lenders for 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 NewDay USA:

Registered name: NewDay USA
Registered city and state: Fulton, MD, 20759
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 NewDay USA’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.