Golden West Alliance Mortgage Rates, Fees & Info

GLENDALE, CA

LEI: 549300M2H0S2WWYNUO61

Tax ID: 20-8169449

1 stars - Updated: 2/26/24 - out of 5 stars, based on 12 reviews

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Review & Overview

Golden West Alliance is a smaller mortgage company specializing in Home Purchase and Cash Out Refi loans. Golden West Alliance has a high proportion of conventional loans. They have an average proportion of FHA loans. Their top markets by origination volume include: Los Angeles, San Jose, Riverside, Oxnard, and Salinas among others. We have data for 17 markets. (Some data included below & more in-depth data is available with an active subscription.)

Golden West Alliance 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. Golden West Alliance is typically a high 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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SimulatedRates™

Mortgage Type
Simulated Rate Simulation Date
30 Year Conventional Purchase 7.09% 2/26/24
30 Year Conventional Refi 6.50% 2/26/24
30 Year Cash-out Refi 7.01% 2/26/24
30 Year FHA Purchase 7.40% 2/26/24
30 Year FHA Refi 6.86% 2/26/24
30 Year VA Purchase 6.60% 2/26/24
15 Year Conventional Refi 6.16% 2/26/24
15 Year Cash-out Refi 6.16% 2/26/24
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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Originations

150

Origination Dollar Volume (All Markets)

$100,260,000

Relative Rate

Golden West Alliance's average 30 year fixed mortgage rate was 4.87%.

The 2022 average 30 year fixed rate mortgage across all markets and lenders was 4.76%.

This yields a difference of 0.11%.

Relative Fees (Closing Costs)

Golden West Alliance's average total fees/closing costs for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage were $11,779.

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.

Top Markets

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Market Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 96 $71,110,000 $740,729 $12,306 4.66%
SAN JOSE-SUNNYVALE-SANTA CLARA, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 4 $6,340,000 $1,585,000 $12,188 5.28%
RIVERSIDE-SAN BERNARDINO-ONTARIO, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 15 $6,155,000 $410,333 $9,221 4.91%
OXNARD-THOUSAND OAKS-VENTURA, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 8 $4,670,000 $583,750 $8,812 4.81%
SALINAS, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 2 $3,280,000 $1,640,000 $14,834 3.38%
BAKERSFIELD, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 5 $1,625,000 $325,000 $9,586 5.58%
SAN DIEGO-CHULA VISTA-CARLSBAD, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 3 $1,445,000 $481,667 $7,411 5.08%
MADERA, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 3 $1,065,000 $355,000 $11,179 4.42%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD (FHA|USDA|VA) 3 $745,000 $248,333 $13,335 6.38%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (FHA|USDA|VA) 2 $710,000 $355,000 $8,460 7.19%
SAN LUIS OBISPO-PASO ROBLES, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $705,000 $705,000 $19,379 4.00%
SANTA MARIA-SANTA BARBARA, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $675,000 $675,000 $19,948 4.75%
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 3 $645,000 $215,000 $9,308 6.75%
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $315,000 $315,000 $17,921 7.63%
MERCED, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $285,000 $285,000 $12,754 2.63%
SANTA ROSA-PETALUMA, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $255,000 $255,000 $3,342 3.50%
Clearlake, CA (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $235,000 $235,000 $7,809 3.75%
Golden West Alliance's top markets include Los Angeles, San Jose, Riverside, Oxnard, and Salinas among others.

Their top states include:
  • California (FHA|USDA|VA)
  • New Jersey (FHA|USDA|VA)
  • Washington (FHA|USDA|VA)
  • Illinois (FHA|USDA|VA)
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    Product Mix

    Loan Type Originations Total Value Avg. Loan Avg. Fees Avg. Rate
    Conventional 133 $92,825,000 $697,932 $11,131 4.77%
    FHA 14 $5,870,000 $419,286 $14,434 5.43%
    VA 3 $1,565,000 $521,667 $18,198 4.79%

    For 2022, Golden West Alliance's most frequently originated type of loan was Conventional, with 133 originations. Their 2nd most popular type was FHA, with 14 originations.

    Loan Reason

    Loan Reason Originations Total Value Avg. Loan Avg. Fees Avg. Rate
    Home Purchase 86 $66,090,000 $768,488 $13,100 5.31%
    Cash Out Refi 44 $22,990,000 $522,500 $10,524 4.44%
    Refi 19 $10,555,000 $555,526 $7,174 3.57%
    Home Improvement 1 $625,000 $625,000 $0 4.63%

    For 2022, Golden West Alliance's most frequently cited loan purpose was Home Purchase, with 86 originations. The 2nd most popular reason was Cash Out Refi, with 44 originations.

    Loan Duration/Length

    Loan Length Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    30 Year 146 $98,670,000 $675,822 $11,779 4.87%
    15 Year 2 $950,000 $475,000 $3,928 3.69%
    10 Year 1 $305,000 $305,000 $4,230 2.50%
    20 Year 1 $335,000 $335,000 $5,952 3.88%

    For 2022, Golden West Alliance's most frequently cited loan duration was 30 Year, with 146 originations. The 2nd most popular length was 15 Year, with 2 originations.

    Origination Fees/Closing Costs

    Origination Fee/Closing Cost Originations Total Value Average Loan
    $5k+ 78 $58,290,000 $747,308
    $1k-2k 35 $25,545,000 $729,857
    $4k-5k 15 $7,605,000 $507,000
    $2k-3k 12 $4,390,000 $365,833
    $3k-4k 9 $3,665,000 $407,222
    $<1k 1 $765,000 $765,000

    Golden West Alliance's average total fees were $11,779, while their most frequently occuring range of origination fees (closing costs) were in the $5k+ bucket, with 78 originations.

    Interest Rates

    Loan Rate Originations Total Value Average Loan
    3-4% 54 $33,380,000 $618,148
    4-5% 35 $23,325,000 $666,429
    5-6% 28 $20,010,000 $714,643
    6-7% 22 $17,860,000 $811,818
    7-8% 7 $3,435,000 $490,714
    2.5-3% 2 $860,000 $430,000
    Over 8% 1 $1,085,000 $1,085,000
    <2.5% 1 $305,000 $305,000

    During 2022, Golden West Alliance's average interest rate for loans was 4.87%, while their most frequently originated rate bucket for loans was 3-4%, with 54 originations.

    Loan Sizing

    Loan Size Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    $600k-1MM 50 $39,500,000 $790,000 $13,436 4.79%
    $200k-400k 39 $11,715,000 $300,385 $8,223 4.79%
    $400k-600k 32 $15,900,000 $496,875 $10,093 4.59%
    $1MM+ 22 $32,050,000 $1,456,818 $17,167 5.36%
    $100k-200k 6 $1,010,000 $168,333 $6,316 4.50%
    $100,000 or less 1 $85,000 $85,000 $8,370 6.00%

    2022 saw Golden West Alliance place emphasis on $600k-1MM loans with 50 originations, totaling $39,500,000 in origination value.

    Applicant Income

    Applicant Income Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    $250k+ 41 $43,455,000 $1,059,878 $15,224 5.39%
    $150k-250k 36 $28,230,000 $784,167 $12,476 4.73%
    $100k-150k 30 $14,580,000 $486,000 $9,492 4.51%
    $75k-100k 21 $8,135,000 $387,381 $8,627 4.63%
    $50k-75k 17 $4,235,000 $249,118 $8,661 4.60%
    $50k or less 5 $1,625,000 $325,000 $9,790 4.45%

    Golden West Alliance lent most frequently to those with incomes in the $250k+ range, with 41 originations. The second most popular income band? $150k-250k, with 36 originations.

    Applicant Debt to Income Ratio

    DTI Ratio Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    44% 15 $10,675,000 $711,667 $12,707 5.23%
    20-30% 14 $8,290,000 $592,143 $10,029 4.96%
    49% 10 $7,370,000 $737,000 $10,223 4.38%
    46% 10 $7,200,000 $720,000 $9,786 4.81%
    30-36% 10 $5,330,000 $533,000 $15,041 4.81%
    42% 10 $9,160,000 $916,000 $12,489 4.86%
    41% 9 $5,625,000 $625,000 $13,073 4.94%
    43% 9 $8,145,000 $905,000 $9,597 4.50%
    39% 8 $4,240,000 $530,000 $12,894 5.14%
    47% 8 $5,250,000 $656,250 $10,728 4.70%
    40% 8 $6,650,000 $831,250 $11,873 4.59%
    45% 7 $3,295,000 $470,714 $7,722 4.11%
    48% 7 $3,255,000 $465,000 $9,878 4.84%
    50-60% 6 $2,770,000 $461,667 $15,186 6.27%
    37% 6 $3,540,000 $590,000 $7,168 4.27%
    36% 4 $4,700,000 $1,175,000 $16,754 4.53%
    <20% 3 $1,335,000 $445,000 $8,621 4.96%
    38% 3 $2,025,000 $675,000 $10,519 4.46%
    >60% 1 $645,000 $645,000 $37,801 3.13%

    Golden West Alliance lent most frequently to those with DTI ratios of 44%, with 15 originations. The next most common DTI ratio? 20-30%, with 14 originations.

    Ethnicity Mix

    Applicant Ethnicity Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    White 130 $87,500,000 $673,077 $11,913 4.74%
    Not provided 10 $5,710,000 $571,000 $9,538 5.29%
    Other Asian 1 $2,945,000 $2,945,000 $6,598 6.88%
    Asian 3 $2,005,000 $668,333 $8,764 5.00%
    Black 4 $1,260,000 $315,000 $11,700 6.16%
    Filipino 1 $505,000 $505,000 $8,153 4.13%
    Vietnamese 1 $335,000 $335,000 $5,952 3.88%

    Approval Rates

    Total approvals of all applications
    92.79%

    Golden West Alliance has an average approval rate.

    Pick Rate

    Approvals leading to origination
    68.00%

    Golden West Alliance has a low pick rate. They may have issues with closing loans or may approve everyone, but with onerous loan terms.

    Points and Fees

    Points Originations Total Value Average Loan
    NA 150 $100,260,000 $668,400

    Occupancy Type Mix

    Dwelling Type Originations Total Value Average Loan
    150 $100,260,000 $668,400

    LTV Distribution

    Loan to Value Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    20-40% 13 $3,705,000 $285,000 $8,128 4.18%
    40-60% 23 $13,165,000 $572,391 $8,548 3.91%
    60-80% 68 $54,620,000 $803,235 $13,353 4.98%
    80-100% 46 $28,770,000 $625,435 $11,395 5.24%

    Complaints

    Bank Name Product Issue 2022 CPFB Complaints % of Total Issues
    Guild Mortgage Company LLC FHA mortgage Struggling to pay mortgage 1 100.0%