Metro Mortgage Rates, Fees & InfoChelsea, MA
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Review & OverviewMetro is a smaller mortgage company specializing in Home Purchase and Cash Out Refi loans. Metro 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: Boston, Worcester, Providence, Manchester, and Barnstable Town among others. We have data for 10 markets. (Some data included below & more in-depth data is available with an active subscription.)
Metro 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. Metro 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)||5.96%||12/4/23|
|30 Year Conventional Purchase||5.78%||12/4/23|
|30 Year Conventional Refi||5.96%||12/4/23|
|30 Year Cash-out Refi||6.13%||12/4/23|
|30 Year FHA Purchase||6.33%||12/4/23|
|15 Year Conventional Purchase||5.28%||12/4/23|
|15 Year Conventional Refi||5.90%||12/4/23|
|15 Year Cash-out Refi||5.90%||12/4/23|
|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)$456,600,000
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Metro'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 -0.8%.
Relative Fees (Closing Costs)
Metro's average total fees/closing costs for a 30 year fixed rate
mortgage were $3,905.
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|
|Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (FHA|USDA|VA)||1,071||$409,005,000||$381,891||$3,507||4.29%|
|WORCESTER, MA-CT (FHA|USDA|VA)||62||$25,630,000||$413,387||$3,192||4.46%|
|PROVIDENCE-WARWICK, RI-MA (FHA|USDA|VA)||23||$7,435,000||$323,261||$2,988||4.39%|
|MANCHESTER-NASHUA, NH (FHA|USDA|VA)||24||$7,350,000||$306,250||$3,115||4.38%|
|BARNSTABLE TOWN, MA (FHA|USDA|VA)||7||$2,425,000||$346,429||$2,738||3.79%|
|SPRINGFIELD, MA (FHA|USDA|VA)||8||$1,600,000||$200,000||$3,080||4.25%|
|Lebanon, NH-VT (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$1,075,000||$358,333||$4,314||4.67%|
|Outside of Metro Areas||3||$1,075,000||$358,333||$3,196||3.58%|
|Vineyard Haven, MA (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$655,000||$655,000||$3,939||2.63%|
|Keene, NH (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$350,000||$175,000||$3,339||4.10%|
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|Loan Type||Originations||Total Value||Avg. Loan||Avg. Fees||Avg. Rate|
For 2022, Metro's most frequently originated type of loan was Conventional, with 748 originations. Their 2nd most popular type was HELOC, with 448 originations.
For 2022, Metro's most frequently cited loan purpose was Home Purchase, with 447 originations. The 2nd most popular reason was Cash Out Refi, with 317 originations.
For 2022, Metro's most frequently cited loan duration was 30 Year, with 519 originations. The 2nd most popular length was Other, with 493 originations.
Origination Fees/Closing Costs
|Origination Fee/Closing Cost||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|
Metro's average total fees were $3,905, while their most frequently occuring range of origination fees (closing costs) were in the $1k-2k bucket, with 523 originations.
During 2022, Metro's average interest rate for loans was 3.96%, while their most frequently originated rate bucket for loans was 3-4%, with 406 originations.
2022 saw Metro place emphasis on $200k-400k loans with 299 originations, totaling $84,315,000 in origination value.
Metro lent most frequently to those with incomes in the $150k-250k range, with 369 originations. The second most popular income band? $100k-150k, with 298 originations.
Applicant Debt to Income Ratio
Metro lent most frequently to those with DTI ratios of 20-30%, with 260 originations. The next most common DTI ratio? 30-36%, with 241 originations.
Approval RatesTotal approvals of all applications
Metro has an average approval rate.
Pick RateApprovals leading to origination
Metro has a below average pick rate.
Points and Fees
|Points||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|