Greater Iowa Credit Union Mortgage Rates, Fees & InfoAmes, IA
Tax ID: 42-0664060
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Review & OverviewGreater Iowa Credit Union is a smaller credit union specializing in loans. Greater Iowa Credit Union has a high proportion of conventional loans. They have a a low proportion of FHA loans. (This may mean they shy away from first time homebuyers.) Their top markets by origination volume include: Des Moines, Ames, Davenport, Pella, and Iowa City among others. We have data for 15 markets. (Some data included below & more in-depth data is available with an active subscription.)
Greater Iowa Credit Union has an above average approval rate when compared to the average across all lenders. They have a below average pick rate when compared to similar lenders. Greater Iowa Credit Union 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)||6.34%||3/27/23|
|30 Year Conventional Purchase||6.12%||3/27/23|
|30 Year Conventional Refi||6.29%||3/27/23|
|30 Year Cash-out Refi||5.97%||3/27/23|
|30 Year FHA Purchase||6.51%||3/27/23|
|30 Year VA Purchase||6.10%||3/27/23|
|15 Year Conventional Purchase||5.75%||3/27/23|
|15 Year Conventional Refi||6.18%||3/27/23|
|15 Year Cash-out Refi||6.18%||3/27/23|
|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.|
Origination Dollar Volume (All Markets)$55,975,000
Greater Iowa Credit Union'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 -0.18%.
Relative Fees (Closing Costs)
Greater Iowa Credit Union's average total fees/closing costs for a 30 year fixed rate
mortgage were $2,027.
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|
|DES MOINES-WEST DES MOINES, IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||237||$29,195,000||$123,186||$766||4.63%|
|AMES, IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||161||$18,825,000||$116,925||$684||4.50%|
|Outside of Metro Areas||52||$4,200,000||$80,769||$630||4.60%|
|DAVENPORT-MOLINE-ROCK ISLAND, IA-IL (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$1,120,000||$560,000||$0||3.56%|
|Pella, IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||4||$600,000||$150,000||$1,007||4.37%|
|IOWA CITY, IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$370,000||$185,000||$4,612||4.81%|
|OMAHA-COUNCIL BLUFFS, NE-IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$315,000||$105,000||$481||4.29%|
|Ottumwa, IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$315,000||$315,000||$2,245||4.75%|
|Carroll, IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$260,000||$130,000||$298||4.87%|
|WATERLOO-CEDAR FALLS, IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$210,000||$105,000||$976||5.00%|
|Marshalltown, IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$175,000||$58,333||$712||4.41%|
|CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$145,000||$145,000||$3,149||5.13%|
|SIOUX CITY, IA-NE-SD (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$85,000||$28,333||$77||4.32%|
|Mason City, IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$85,000||$85,000||$1,171||6.50%|
|Fort Dodge, IA (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$75,000||$75,000||$2,166||3.25%|
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|Loan Type||Originations||Total Value||Avg. Loan||Avg. Fees||Avg. Rate|
For 2022, Greater Iowa Credit Union's most frequently originated type of loan was Conventional, with 467 originations. Their 2nd most popular type was VA, with 4 originations.
For 2022, Greater Iowa Credit Union's most frequently cited loan purpose was Home Improvement, with 128 originations. The 2nd most popular reason was Cash Out Refi, with 114 originations.
For 2022, Greater Iowa Credit Union's most frequently cited loan duration was 10 Year, with 165 originations. The 2nd most popular length was 30 Year, with 129 originations.
Origination Fees/Closing Costs
|Origination Fee/Closing Cost||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|
Greater Iowa Credit Union's average total fees were $2,027, while their most frequently occuring range of origination fees (closing costs) were in the $<1k bucket, with 439 originations.
During 2022, Greater Iowa Credit Union's average interest rate for loans was 4.58%, while their most frequently originated rate bucket for loans was 3-4%, with 142 originations.
2022 saw Greater Iowa Credit Union place emphasis on $100,000 or less loans with 279 originations, totaling $13,605,000 in origination value.
Greater Iowa Credit Union lent most frequently to those with incomes in the $100k-150k range, with 124 originations. The second most popular income band? $50k-75k, with 124 originations.
Applicant Debt to Income Ratio
Greater Iowa Credit Union lent most frequently to those with DTI ratios of <20%, with 258 originations. The next most common DTI ratio? 20-30%, with 80 originations.
Approval RatesTotal approvals of all applications
Greater Iowa Credit Union has an exceptionally high approval rate. They either target their audience very well or may have lax underwriting protocols.
Pick RateApprovals leading to origination
Greater Iowa Credit Union has a below average pick rate.
Points and Fees
|Points||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|