JPMorgan Chase Bank Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemJPMorgan Chase Bank
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.05%)
Loan Related Closing Costslower than other lenders (-$291)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4)

On average, JPMorgan Chase 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 -$291. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that JPMorgan Chase Bank tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4 out of 5 stars.

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JPMorgan Chase Bank’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 JPMorgan Chase Bank was most active in:

  1. Chicago, IL
  2. Los Angeles, CA
  3. New York, NY
  4. Phoenix, AZ
  5. Sterling Heights, MI

In addition, JPMorgan Chase Bank is our top ranked/best mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in:

  1. Baton Rouge, LA, for Jumbo mortgages
  2. Middletown, DE, for Conforming, and Jumbo mortgages
  3. Boardman, OH, for Jumbo mortgages
  4. Lakeland, FL, for Jumbo mortgages
  5. Lake Charles, LA, for Jumbo mortgages
  6. Beaumont, TX, for Conforming mortgages
  7. Midland, TX, for Conforming mortgages
  8. Frederick, MD, for Jumbo mortgages
  9. Waco, TX, for Jumbo mortgages
  10. Tyler, TX, for Jumbo mortgages
  11. Killeen, TX, for Jumbo mortgages
  12. Kerrville, TX, for Jumbo mortgages
  13. Lincoln, NE, for Jumbo mortgages
  14. Monroe, LA, for Jumbo mortgages
  15. Springfield, IL, for Jumbo mortgages
  16. Lincoln, NH, for Jumbo mortgages
  17. Gaylord, MI, for Jumbo mortgages
  18. Pittsfield, MA, for Jumbo, and VA mortgages
  19. Sheboygan, WI, for Jumbo mortgages

JPMorgan Chase 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, JPMorgan Chase Bank originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo 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 MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.14%-0.01%+0.01%+0.03%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$762-$269-$20-$55
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.19%-0.03%+0.01%+0.02%
National Star Rating(4.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.00%+0.07%+0.01%+0.05%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$11+$1+$478-$62
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.00%+0.06%+0.02%+0.05%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3)(3.5)(3.5)

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

Registered name: JPMorgan Chase Bank
Registered city and state: Columbus, OH, 43240
Regulator: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Top holder: JPMORGAN CHASE & CO.

* 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 JPMorgan Chase 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.