Merrimack Valley Mortgage Rates, Fees & InfoLawrence, MA
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Review & OverviewMerrimack Valley is a smaller mortgage company specializing in Home Purchase loans. Merrimack Valley has a high proportion of conventional loans. Their top markets by origination volume include: Boston, Providence, Manchester, Worcester, and Portland among others. We have data for 11 markets. (Some data included below & more in-depth data is available with an active subscription.)
Merrimack Valley 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. Merrimack Valley 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)||5.76%||4/2/23|
|30 Year Conventional Purchase||5.96%||4/2/23|
|30 Year Conventional Refi||5.95%||4/2/23|
|30 Year Cash-out Refi||6.24%||4/2/23|
|15 Year Conventional Purchase||5.83%||4/2/23|
|15 Year Conventional Refi||5.90%||4/2/23|
|15 Year Cash-out Refi||5.90%||4/2/23|
|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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The default purchase price is the median sales price across the US for 2022Q4, per FRED.
Origination Dollar Volume (All Markets)$130,610,000
Merrimack Valley'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 -0.87%.
Relative Fees (Closing Costs)
Merrimack Valley's average total fees/closing costs for a 30 year fixed rate
mortgage were $2,865.
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)||604||$99,680,000||$165,033||$1,366||4.51%|
|PROVIDENCE-WARWICK, RI-MA (FHA|USDA|VA)||57||$16,805,000||$294,825||$1,869||4.19%|
|MANCHESTER-NASHUA, NH (FHA|USDA|VA)||24||$4,810,000||$200,417||$1,640||4.63%|
|WORCESTER, MA-CT (FHA|USDA|VA)||9||$3,605,000||$400,556||$2,939||4.10%|
|PORTLAND-SOUTH PORTLAND, ME (FHA|USDA|VA)||7||$1,505,000||$215,000||$1,414||4.25%|
|Outside of Metro Areas||9||$1,255,000||$139,444||$2,502||4.33%|
|BARNSTABLE TOWN, MA (FHA|USDA|VA)||7||$1,055,000||$150,714||$1,509||4.68%|
|Laconia, NH (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$845,000||$281,667||$3,623||4.92%|
|Concord, NH (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$520,000||$260,000||$2,486||3.13%|
|Lebanon, NH-VT (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$325,000||$325,000||$0||7.50%|
|Keene, NH (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$205,000||$205,000||$0||7.50%|
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|Loan Type||Originations||Total Value||Avg. Loan||Avg. Fees||Avg. Rate|
For 2022, Merrimack Valley's most frequently originated type of loan was Conventional, with 414 originations. Their 2nd most popular type was HELOC, with 310 originations.
For 2022, Merrimack Valley's most frequently cited loan purpose was Home Improvement, with 290 originations. The 2nd most popular reason was Other, with 124 originations.
For 2022, Merrimack Valley's most frequently cited loan duration was Other, with 311 originations. The 2nd most popular length was 30 Year, with 180 originations.
Origination Fees/Closing Costs
|Origination Fee/Closing Cost||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|
Merrimack Valley's average total fees were $2,865, while their most frequently occuring range of origination fees (closing costs) were in the $<1k bucket, with 392 originations.
|Loan Rate||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|
During 2022, Merrimack Valley's average interest rate for loans was 3.89%, while their most frequently originated rate bucket for loans was 4-5%, with 246 originations.
2022 saw Merrimack Valley place emphasis on $100,000 or less loans with 315 originations, totaling $17,585,000 in origination value.
Merrimack Valley lent most frequently to those with incomes in the $100k-150k range, with 237 originations. The second most popular income band? $150k-250k, with 187 originations.
Applicant Debt to Income Ratio
Merrimack Valley lent most frequently to those with DTI ratios of 30-36%, with 117 originations. The next most common DTI ratio? 20-30%, with 116 originations.
Approval RatesTotal approvals of all applications
Merrimack Valley has an average approval rate.
Pick RateApprovals leading to origination
Merrimack Valley has an average pick rate.
Points and Fees
|Points||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|