Comerica Bank Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemComerica Bank
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.05%)
Loan Related Closing Costslower than other lenders (-$365)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4)

On average, Comerica Bank’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.05%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were lower than those of other lenders, with a difference of -$365. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Comerica Bank tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4 out of 5 stars. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. To visit Comerica Bank, its website is located at: https://www.comerica.com.

Comerica Bank’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 Comerica Bank was most active in:

  1. Sterling Heights, MI
  2. Dallas, TX
  3. Houston, TX
  4. Ann Arbor, MI
  5. Grand Rapids, MI

Comerica Bank’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, Comerica Bank originated Conforming, FHA and Jumbo 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 MortgagesConformingFHAJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.04%-0.05%+0.02%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$294-$46-$35
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.06%-0.05%+0.02%
National Star Rating(4)(4)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.07%+0.01%+0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$435-$61-$28
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.12%-0.00%+0.01%
Average Star Rating(4)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, Comerica Bank is cheap for Conforming and FHA purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for Jumbo purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Comerica Bank is cheap for Conforming mortgage refinance. It is similar to other lenders for FHA and Jumbo 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 Comerica Bank:

Registered name: Comerica Bank
Registered city and state: DETROIT, MI, 48226
Regulator: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Top holder: COMERICA INCORPORATED

* 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 Comerica Bank’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.