Sound Mortgage Rates, Fees & InfoTacoma, WA
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Review & OverviewSound is a smaller mortgage company specializing in Home Improvement, Refi, and Home Purchase loans. Sound has a high proportion of conventional loans. Their top markets by origination volume include: Seattle, Olympia, Bremerton, Bellingham, and Redding among others. We have data for 25 markets. (Some data included below & more in-depth data is available with an active subscription.)
Sound has an average approval rate when compared to the average across all lenders. They have a below average pick rate when compared to similar lenders. Sound is typically a low fee lender. (We use the term "fees" to include things like closing costs and other costs incurred by borrowers-- whether they are paid out of pocket or rolled into the loan.) They typically have about average rates.
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|Simulated Rate||Simulation Date|
|Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)||5.19%||9/18/23|
|30 Year Conventional Purchase||6.44%||9/18/23|
|30 Year Conventional Refi||6.29%||9/18/23|
|30 Year Cash-out Refi||6.46%||9/18/23|
|30 Year FHA Purchase||6.27%||9/18/23|
|30 Year VA Purchase||6.21%||9/18/23|
|30 Year VA Refi||6.01%||9/18/23|
|30 Year USDA Purchase||6.27%||9/18/23|
|15 Year Conventional Purchase||5.59%||9/18/23|
|15 Year Conventional Refi||5.92%||9/18/23|
|15 Year Cash-out Refi||5.92%||9/18/23|
|These are simulated rates generated by our proprietary machine learning models. These are not guaranteed by the bank. They are our estimates based on a lender's past behaviors combined with current market conditions. Contact an individual lender for their actual rates. Our models use fixed rate terms for conforming loans, 700+ FICO, 10% down for FHA and 20% for conventional. These are based on consensus, historical data-- not advertised promotional rates.|
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Origination Dollar Volume (All Markets)$243,000,000
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Sound's average 30 year fixed mortgage rate was
The 2022 average 30 year fixed rate mortgage across all markets and lenders was 4.76%.
This yields a difference of -1.06%.
Relative Fees (Closing Costs)
Sound's average total fees/closing costs for a 30 year fixed rate
mortgage were $3,858.
The average total origination fees for 30 year fixed rate mortgages across all lenders (for all loan values, including both points & up-front fees in addition to origination fees) were $4,750.
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|Market||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan||Average Fees||Average Rate|
|Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||1,126||$190,800,000||$169,449||$1,060||4.24%|
|OLYMPIA-LACEY-TUMWATER, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||55||$11,445,000||$208,091||$1,088||4.29%|
|BREMERTON-SILVERDALE-PORT ORCHARD, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||39||$9,095,000||$233,205||$1,534||3.92%|
|BELLINGHAM, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||7||$7,155,000||$1,022,143||$0||3.81%|
|REDDING, CA (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$4,275,000||$4,275,000||$0||5.35%|
|Outside of Metro Areas||4||$3,780,000||$945,000||$7,283||3.97%|
|WENATCHEE, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||5||$2,865,000||$573,000||$1,852||4.30%|
|PORTLAND-VANCOUVER-HILLSBORO, OR-WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||6||$2,410,000||$401,667||$0||5.38%|
|SPOKANE-SPOKANE VALLEY, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||5||$1,925,000||$385,000||$1,191||5.24%|
|Centralia, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||9||$1,785,000||$198,333||$1,831||4.64%|
|Oak Harbor, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||13||$1,395,000||$107,308||$864||3.75%|
|Shelton, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||8||$1,260,000||$157,500||$2,157||3.67%|
|YAKIMA, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$1,005,000||$335,000||$0||3.49%|
|Ellensburg, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$815,000||$271,667||$0||3.96%|
|MOUNT VERNON-ANACORTES, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||6||$650,000||$108,333||$1,416||3.59%|
|Moses Lake, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$645,000||$645,000||$4,136||3.00%|
|Aberdeen, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||5||$475,000||$95,000||$180||5.24%|
|La Grande, OR (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$305,000||$305,000||$4,523||5.25%|
|KENNEWICK-RICHLAND, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$265,000||$265,000||$2,424||3.88%|
|Coos Bay, OR (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$205,000||$205,000||$0||4.60%|
|Astoria, OR (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$155,000||$155,000||$0||2.99%|
|Newport, OR (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$145,000||$145,000||$2,936||3.50%|
|Hermiston-Pendleton, OR (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$85,000||$85,000||$0||4.54%|
|WALLA WALLA, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$45,000||$45,000||$0||3.74%|
|Port Angeles, WA (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$15,000||$15,000||$0||6.74%|
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|Loan Type||Originations||Total Value||Avg. Loan||Avg. Fees||Avg. Rate|
For 2022, Sound's most frequently originated type of loan was HELOC, with 728 originations. Their 2nd most popular type was Conventional, with 571 originations.
For 2022, Sound's most frequently cited loan purpose was Home Improvement, with 730 originations. The 2nd most popular reason was Refi, with 196 originations.
For 2022, Sound's most frequently cited loan duration was 10 Year, with 879 originations. The 2nd most popular length was 15 Year, with 225 originations.
Origination Fees/Closing Costs
|Origination Fee/Closing Cost||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|
Sound's average total fees were $3,858, while their most frequently occuring range of origination fees (closing costs) were in the $<1k bucket, with 382 originations.
During 2022, Sound's average interest rate for loans was 3.70%, while their most frequently originated rate bucket for loans was 2.5-3%, with 546 originations.
2022 saw Sound place emphasis on $100,000 or less loans with 676 originations, totaling $35,830,000 in origination value.
Sound lent most frequently to those with incomes in the $100k-150k range, with 395 originations. The second most popular income band? $150k-250k, with 352 originations.
Applicant Debt to Income Ratio
Sound lent most frequently to those with DTI ratios of 30-36%, with 287 originations. The next most common DTI ratio? 20-30%, with 267 originations.
Approval RatesTotal approvals of all applications
Sound has a below average approval rate.
Pick RateApprovals leading to origination
Sound has a below average pick rate.
Points and Fees
|Points||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|