Directors Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is Directors Mortgage a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? To help you shop for a mortgage, we compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by Directors Mortgage 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 Directors Mortgage nationally:

Review ItemDirectors Mortgage
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.04%)
Loan Related Closing Costshigher than other lenders (+$525)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3)

On average, Directors Mortgage’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.04%) for a comparable set of borrowers. On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were higher than those of other lenders, with a difference of +$525. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Directors Mortgage 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 Directors Mortgage, its website is located at: https://www.directorsmortgage.com.

Directors Mortgage’s Rate Review by City

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

  1. Portland, OR
  2. Seattle, WA
  3. Eugene, OR
  4. Bend, OR
  5. The Dalles, OR

You can click through to check out Directors Mortgage’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.

Directors 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, Directors 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+0.07%-0.01%+0.05%-0.02%+0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$799+$83+$572-$47+$188
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.10%-0.01%+0.06%-0.02%+0.02%
National Star Rating(3)(3.5)(3)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.05%-0.01%+0.01%-0.00%-0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$565+$54+$136-$11-$252
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.08%-0.01%+0.01%-0.00%-0.02%
Average Star Rating(3)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

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

Registered name: Directors Mortgage, Inc
Registered city and state: Lake Oswego, OR, 97035
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 Directors 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.