Is Cardinal Financial Company a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? We compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by Cardinal Financial Company with other lenders for comparable mortgages. Nationally, here is what we find:
|Interest Rate||similar to average (+0.04%)|
|Loan Related Closing Costs||similar to average (+$206)|
|National Rate and Closing Cost Rating||(3.0)|
On average, Cardinal Financial Company’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.04%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its average total loan related closing cost was similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of +$206. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Cardinal Financial Company tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3.0 out of 5.0 stars.
Cardinal Financial Company’s Rates by Area
Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the markets we track Cardinal Financial Company was most active in:
Furthermore, Cardinal Financial Company is our top ranked mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in Brownsville, TX, for FHA mortgages.
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Cardinal Financial Company’s Rates by Mortgage Type
Mortgage lenders also tend to charge different interest rates and closing costs depending on the type of mortgage. In our data, Cardinal Financial Company originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases and refinances. We breakdown its interest rate and total loan related closing cost difference relative to other lenders for comparable mortgages by type in the table below.
|New Purchase Mortgages||Conforming||FHA||Jumbo||USDA||VA|
|Interest Rate Difference||+0.08%||+0.09%||+0.02%||+0.02%||+0.08%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||+$472||+$311||+$120||+$178||+$294|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||+0.10%||+0.12%||+0.03%||+0.03%||+0.10%|
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.05%||+0.03%||+0.02%||+0.00%||+0.02%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||-$85||+$50||+$24||-$5||-$216|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.05%||+0.03%||+0.02%||+0.00%||+0.01%|
As a summary, Cardinal Financial Company is similar to other lenders for Jumbo and USDA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming, FHA and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Cardinal Financial Company is similar to other lenders for Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA mortgage refinance. Nevertheless, individual circumstances can matter, and we always recommend shopping among several lenders in your area before signing.
Other information about Cardinal Financial Company:
Registered city and state: CHARLOTTE, NC, 28273
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 Cardinal Financial Company’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.