Utah USDA Loan Rates, Closing Costs & Stats
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.
Utah USDA Loans, 30 Year Fixed Rates
30 Year USDA mortgages in Utah
for the week of 2023-12-08, compared to the national average (all USDA variants) of
6.821% for the same period.
Utah's average USDA mortgage closing costs are $6,452.
The average rate for the prior week (2023-12-01) was 6.38% and one month ago for the week of 2023-11-03, the average rate was 6.92%.
The average rate one year ago was 5.92%.
For refis of the same type during the week of 2023-12-08, the average rate was 5.42%.
Utah USDA Loan Lenders by Rates & Fees
The below table looks at the average fees/closing costs and rates for USDA 30 Year Fixed Rate (purchase, first lien) mortgages originated by each lender at the Utah level.
The top Utah USDA lender as defined by loan originations is UNITED WHOLESALE MORTGAGE, LLC, with
49 USDA loans originated. Their average total fees are
$9,185, which is $1,108
higher than the next largest lender,
FIRST COLONY MORTGAGE CORPORATION.
The lowest fee Utah USDA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are DHI MORTGAGE COMPANY, LTD. ($6,158), CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC. ($6,495), FIRST COLONY MORTGAGE CORPORATION ($8,076), SECURITY HOME MORTGAGE, LLC. ($8,172) and INTERCAP LENDING INC. ($8,257).
The lowest rate Utah USDA lenders (with over 10 loans originated) are HOME POINT FINANCIAL CORPORATION (3.76%), DHI MORTGAGE COMPANY, LTD. (3.87%), FIRST COLONY MORTGAGE CORPORATION (4.18%), CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC. (4.18%) and CARDINAL FINANCIAL (4.34%).