Kahului VA Loan Rates, Closing Costs & Stats

KAHULUI-WAILUKU-LAHAINA, HI

A VA loan is a mortgage loan that’s backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for those who have served or are presently serving in the U.S. military. The VA does not directly lend, it guarantees the loans made by private lenders to veterans, active military personnel, and qualifying military spouses.

The most obvious benefit of VA loans is that no downpayment is necessary to purchase a home. They will also typically have significantly lower fees-- meaning that if you're eligible to receive a VA loan, it will likely be the most favorable option. VA loans come in 3 varities: purchase, refinance and cash out refis.

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Kahului's 24 lenders originated 55 VA loans during 2023. The total origination value was $42,295,000, with an average VA loan value of $769,000.

Kahului VA Loans, 30 Year Fixed Rates

30 Year VA mortgages in Kahului averaged 6.75% for the week of 2024-07-19, compared to the national average (all VA variants) of 6.303% for the same period.

Kahului's average VA mortgage closing costs are $10,373.

The average rate for the prior week (2024-07-12) was 6.59% and one month ago for the week of 2024-06-14, the average rate was 6.75%.

The average rate one year ago was 6.73%.

For refis of the same type during the week of 2024-07-19, the average rate was 6.2%.

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Kahului VA Loan Lenders by Rates & Fees

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

Name # of Loans 2023 Avg. 30yFix Rate 2023 Avg. Closing Costs
Mortgage Research Center, LLC 9 5.79% $14,330
UNITED WHOLESALE MORTGAGE, LLC 7 6.12% $12,554
GUARANTEED RATE, INC. 5 6.23% $15,893
AMERICAN PACIFIC MORTGAGE CORPORATION 5 6.15% $26,386
FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION 4 5.81% $23,782
QUICKEN LOANS, LLC 2 6.75% $13,508
Community First National Bank 2 7.19% $5,817
LOANDEPOT.COM, LLC 2 5.99% $21,339
SECURITYNATIONAL MORTGAGE COMPANY 2 6.00% $23,177
The Federal Savings Bank 2 5.19% $31,061
HighTechLending Inc 1 7.13% $10,014
NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 1 5.38% $4,242
NEWREZ LLC 1 6.38% $27,239
PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC 1 4.50% $42,852
USAA Federal Savings Bank 1 7.00% $10,834
Bank of Hawaii 1 5.75% $12,137
Barrington Bank & Trust Company, N.A. 1 6.25% $10,896
Central Pacific Bank 1 6.00% $14,889
Century Mortgage Company DBA Century Lending Company 1 7.13% $26,522
Equity Prime Mortgage LLC 1 5.88% $41,099
First Hawaiian Bank 1 6.25% $17,189
Flagstar Bank, FSB 1 6.75% $5,955
Franklin Loan Corporation 1 6.25% $26,222
GUILD MORTGAGE COMPANY 1 5.63% $10,422

The top Kahului VA lender as defined by loan originations is Mortgage Research Center, LLC, with 9 VA loans originated. Their average total fees are $14,330, which is $1,775 higher than the next largest lender, UNITED WHOLESALE MORTGAGE, LLC.

The lowest fee Kahului VA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are .

The lowest rate Kahului VA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are .

VA Loan Features

  • No down payment required
  • Negotiable and competitive interest rate.
  • Ability to finance the VA funding fee (plus reduced funding fees with a down payment of at least 5 percent and exemption for veterans receiving VA compensation).
  • VA rules limit the amount you can be charged for closing costs.
  • Closing costs are comparable with other financing types (and may be lower).
  • Closing costs may be paid by the seller.
  • No private mortgage insurance premiums are required.
  • An assumable mortgage.
  • Right to prepay your mortgage without penalty.
  • For homes inspected by VA during construction, a warranty from builder and assistance from VA to obtain cooperation of builder.
  • VA assistance to veteran borrowers in default due to temporary financial difficulty.