Top Mortgage Lenders in Hazard, KY

Which mortgage lender in the Hazard, KY area typically has the best rates? To help you narrow down where to shop for a mortgage, we provide a data driven ranking of mortgage lenders in the Hazard, KY area by interest rate and market share. We use data on all fixed rate mortgages that were closed in the past year to generate our rankings. We do not receive any compensation from lenders and strive to provide the most objective and authoritative ranking possible.

Based on our data, the cheapest overall lender in the Hazard, KY area is Community Trust Bank, Inc, with a “Rate Rank” of 1 and an average “Rate Difference” of -0.05%. This means that Community Trust Bank, Inc provided a -0.05% lower interest rate for its customers than other lenders in Hazard, KY for a similar set of borrowers. Community Trust Bank, Inc has a market share of 58.5%. It is the most popular lender in the area.

Our detailed rankings of the mortgage lenders for the Hazard, KY area is shown in the table below. In the table, we also give our assessment of whether they are, on average, a cheap/expensive lender through a star rating system. You can choose to tailor our ranking table to a specific mortgage type (Conventional/Jumbo/FHA/VA) and purpose (purchase/refinance) through the drop-down menu. For example, Community Trust Bank, Inc is the cheapest mortgage provider for Conventional and Jumbo mortgages in Hazard, KY. If on the other hand, you want lower down payment or credit score requirements, the cheapest FHA mortgage provider is Quicken Loans. The cheapest VA mortgage provider is Quicken Loans. Nevertheless, to get the lowest rate for your mortgage, we would suggest shopping and negotiating among several of our top ranked lenders for your desired mortgage type and purpose.

Ranking of Mortgage Lenders in Hazard, KY

Mortgage Type:
Purchase/Refinance:
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Community Trust Bank, Inc 1, -0.05% 58.49%
Quicken Loans 2, 0.07% 41.51%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Community Trust Bank, Inc 1, -0.01% 58.06%
Quicken Loans 2, 0.02% 41.94%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Community Trust Bank, Inc 1, -0.07% 58.67%
Quicken Loans 2, 0.09% 41.33%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Community Trust Bank, Inc 1, -0.05% 70.93%
Quicken Loans 2, 0.11% 29.07%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Community Trust Bank, Inc 1, -0.01% 78.26%
Quicken Loans 2, 0.03% 21.74%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Community Trust Bank, Inc 1, -0.06% 68.25%
Quicken Loans 2, 0.13% 31.75%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Quicken Loans 1, 0.00% 100.00%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Quicken Loans 1, 0.00% 100.00%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Quicken Loans 1, 0.00% 100.00%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Community Trust Bank, Inc 1, 0.00% 100.00%
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Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Community Trust Bank, Inc 1, 0.00% 100.00%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Quicken Loans 1, 0.00% 100.00%
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Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Quicken Loans 1, 0.00% 100.00%

* Data is compiled for the Hazard, KY commuting zone area, which comprises of counties of Knott County, KY, Leslie County, KY, Letcher County, KY, and Perry County, KY. This includes cities/towns/communities of Hazard, KY as well as Mayking, KY, McRoberts, KY, Diablock, KY, Payne Gap, KY, Buckhorn, KY, Whitesburg, KY, Vicco, KY, Blackey, KY, Jeff, KY, Hyden, KY, Hindman, KY, and Vicco, KY. Lenders must have made at least 30 loans in the area to be included. Source for the data comes from Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC). Rate Difference (the average difference of interest rates relative to those of other lenders) were computed by subtracting the rate at origination from the average predicted rate based on the MSA, borrower LTV, DTI, Loan Amount, Loan Type, and Loan Purpose, and then regularized based on a Bayesian approach to account for smaller sample sizes. Above-average mortgage closing costs were then added to the rate difference at a rate of +0.15/point. Star ratings were determined in intervals of 0.10% in rate difference per half star.

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