Forum Credit Union Mortgage Rates, Fees & InfoFishers, IN
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Review & OverviewForum Credit Union is a smaller credit union specializing in Home Purchase loans. Forum 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: Indianapolis, New Castle, Muncie, Bloomington, and Columbus among others. We have data for 30 markets. (Some data included below & more in-depth data is available with an active subscription.)
Forum Credit Union 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. Forum 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)||6.37%||12/10/23|
|30 Year Conventional Purchase||6.18%||12/10/23|
|30 Year Conventional Refi||6.20%||12/10/23|
|30 Year Cash-out Refi||6.28%||12/10/23|
|30 Year FHA Purchase||6.89%||12/10/23|
|30 Year FHA Refi||7.21%||12/10/23|
|15 Year Conventional Purchase||5.60%||12/10/23|
|15 Year Conventional Refi||6.27%||12/10/23|
|15 Year Cash-out Refi||6.27%||12/10/23|
|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)$252,595,000
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Forum 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 -0.02%.
Relative Fees (Closing Costs)
Forum Credit Union's average total fees/closing costs for a 30 year fixed rate
mortgage were $2,384.
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|
|INDIANAPOLIS-CARMEL-ANDERSON, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||1,577||$229,395,000||$145,463||$2,052||5.37%|
|Outside of Metro Areas||17||$3,285,000||$193,235||$3,157||5.92%|
|New Castle, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||13||$2,775,000||$213,462||$2,690||4.60%|
|MUNCIE, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||13||$2,435,000||$187,308||$2,138||5.36%|
|BLOOMINGTON, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||8||$1,940,000||$242,500||$3,724||6.00%|
|COLUMBUS, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||8||$1,740,000||$217,500||$2,134||4.39%|
|LAFAYETTE-WEST LAFAYETTE, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||11||$1,525,000||$138,636||$1,934||6.44%|
|TERRE HAUTE, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||6||$910,000||$151,667||$2,203||4.79%|
|Crawfordsville, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||8||$810,000||$101,250||$1,559||5.65%|
|Richmond, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||8||$760,000||$95,000||$1,382||5.13%|
|FORT WAYNE, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||6||$740,000||$123,333||$3,039||6.41%|
|Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI (FHA|USDA|VA)||4||$600,000||$150,000||$2,106||5.00%|
|EVANSVILLE, IN-KY (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$545,000||$181,667||$2,349||5.08%|
|Bluffton, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$520,000||$260,000||$3,332||4.38%|
|Warsaw, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$510,000||$255,000||$3,674||5.19%|
|Connersville, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$510,000||$255,000||$2,306||4.69%|
|Greensburg, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$505,000||$168,333||$2,819||4.54%|
|CINCINNATI, OH-KY-IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$425,000||$141,667||$3,010||4.25%|
|North Vernon, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$405,000||$405,000||$3,309||3.88%|
|KOKOMO, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$375,000||$125,000||$1,346||6.04%|
|Seymour, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$350,000||$175,000||$1,694||7.81%|
|Bedford, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$315,000||$315,000||$6,962||4.50%|
|Marion, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||4||$260,000||$65,000||$1,480||6.19%|
|Huntington, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$215,000||$215,000||$2,078||3.13%|
|Frankfort, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||4||$180,000||$45,000||$2,140||6.00%|
|Plymouth, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$170,000||$85,000||$0||4.88%|
|LOUISVILLE, KY (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$165,000||$165,000||$1,513||2.75%|
|Logansport, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$130,000||$65,000||$664||4.93%|
|Washington, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$75,000||$75,000||$1,414||5.50%|
|Angola, IN (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$25,000||$25,000||$0||3.99%|
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|Loan Type||Originations||Total Value||Avg. Loan||Avg. Fees||Avg. Rate|
For 2022, Forum Credit Union's most frequently originated type of loan was Conventional, with 1,183 originations. Their 2nd most popular type was HELOC, with 512 originations.
For 2022, Forum Credit Union's most frequently cited loan purpose was Other, with 509 originations. The 2nd most popular reason was Home Improvement, with 472 originations.
For 2022, Forum Credit Union's most frequently cited loan duration was 15 Year, with 646 originations. The 2nd most popular length was 30 Year, with 535 originations.
Origination Fees/Closing Costs
|Origination Fee/Closing Cost||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|
Forum Credit Union's average total fees were $2,384, while their most frequently occuring range of origination fees (closing costs) were in the $<1k bucket, with 998 originations.
During 2022, Forum Credit Union's average interest rate for loans was 4.74%, while their most frequently originated rate bucket for loans was 3-4%, with 435 originations.
2022 saw Forum Credit Union place emphasis on $100,000 or less loans with 858 originations, totaling $45,910,000 in origination value.
Forum Credit Union lent most frequently to those with incomes in the $100k-150k range, with 502 originations. The second most popular income band? $50k-75k, with 336 originations.
Applicant Debt to Income Ratio
Forum Credit Union lent most frequently to those with DTI ratios of 20-30%, with 383 originations. The next most common DTI ratio? 30-36%, with 345 originations.
Approval RatesTotal approvals of all applications
Forum Credit Union has an average approval rate.
Pick RateApprovals leading to origination
Forum Credit Union 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|