Salinas USDA Loans

SALINAS, CA

USDA loans are zero-downpayment loans targeted towards lower-income households in rural areas. They can be made directly by the US Department of Agriculture or through a participating lender-- and they typically to borrowers with credit scores over 640. They can have subsidized rates, making them very competitive in terms of cost, but they have more stringent standards on who is eligible as well as specific covenants such as only being available in rural areas and limits on home size.

Salinas's 10 lenders originated 13 USDA loans during 2021. The total origination value was $5,655,000, with an average USDA loan value of $435,000.

Salinas USDA Loans, 30 Year Fixed Rates

30 Year USDA mortgages in Salinas averaged 5.25% for the week of 2022-05-20, compared to the national average (all USDA variants) of 5.315% for the same period.

The average rate for the prior week (2022-05-13) was 5.24% and one month ago for the week of 2022-04-15, the average rate was 4.93%.

The average rate one year ago was 2.88%.

For refis of the same type during the week of 2022-05-20, the average rate was 5.09%.

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Salinas USDA Loan Lenders by Rates & Fees

The below table looks at the average fees and rates for USDA 30 Year Fixed Rate (purchase, first lien) mortgages originated by each lender at the Salinas level.

Name # of Loans 2021 Avg. 30yFix Rate 2021 Avg. Total Fees
Sierra Pacific Mortgage Company, Inc. 2 2.56% $8,284
AMERICAN PACIFIC MORTGAGE CORPORATION 2 3.25% $9,937
FINANCE OF AMERICA MORTGAGE LLC 1 2.88% $7,678
HOME POINT FINANCIAL CORPORATION 1 2.75% $7,917
Hometown Equity Mortgage, LLC 1 2.50% $7,944
PRIMARY RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE, INC. 1 4.00% $12,529
PRIMELENDING, A PLAINSCAPITAL COMPANY 1 3.75% $8,803
Prosperity Home Mortgage, LLC 1 2.63% $10,074
SUN WEST MORTGAGE COMPANY, INC. 1 2.25% $5,534
CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC. 1 2.75% $8,679

The top Salinas USDA lender as defined by loan originations is Sierra Pacific Mortgage Company, Inc., with 2 USDA loans originated. Their average total fees are $8,284, which is $1,654 lower than the next largest lender, AMERICAN PACIFIC MORTGAGE CORPORATION.

The lowest fee Salinas USDA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are .

The lowest rate Salinas USDA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are .