Top Mortgage Lenders in Branson, MO

Which mortgage lender in the Branson, MO 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 Branson, MO 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 Branson, MO area is Arvest Bank, with a “Rate Rank” of 1 and an average “Rate Difference” of -0.12%. This means that Arvest Bank provided a -0.12% lower interest rate for its customers than other lenders in Branson, MO for a similar set of borrowers. Arvest Bank has a market share of 12.8%. On the other hand, the most popular lender in the market is Quicken Loans, with a market share of 16.5%. Quicken Loans is an average rate lender in this area, with a “Rate Difference” of +0.01% relative to those of other lenders.

Our detailed rankings of the mortgage lenders for the Branson, MO 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, the cheapest lender for Conventional mortgages in Branson, MO is Arvest Bank. If you want to take out a loan that is above conforming limits (for example, above $510,400 in 2020), the cheapest Jumbo mortgage provider is DAS Acquisition Company. If on the other hand, you want lower down payment or credit score requirements, the cheapest FHA mortgage provider is Arvest Bank. The cheapest VA mortgage provider is Gershman Investment Corp. 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 Branson, MO

Mortgage Type:
Purchase/Refinance:
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Arvest Bank 1, -0.12% 12.84%
Us Bank 2, -0.09% 6.11%
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc 3, -0.08% 4.65%
LoanDepot 4, -0.04% 9.54%
Primelending 5, -0.04% 14.91%
Gershman Investment Corp 6, -0.03% 10.39%
DAS Acquisition Company 7, -0.00% 10.88%
Quicken Loans 8, 0.01% 16.50%
Simmons Bank 9, 0.26% 14.18%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Arvest Bank 1, -0.15% 10.87%
Us Bank 2, -0.14% 5.70%
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc 3, -0.09% 5.53%
LoanDepot 4, -0.05% 9.98%
Gershman Investment Corp 5, -0.05% 10.70%
Primelending 6, -0.05% 18.00%
Quicken Loans 7, -0.01% 9.27%
DAS Acquisition Company 8, -0.01% 13.90%
Simmons Bank 9, 0.31% 16.04%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Arvest Bank 1, -0.08% 17.12%
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc 2, -0.06% 2.72%
Primelending 3, -0.05% 8.17%
DAS Acquisition Company 4, -0.03% 4.28%
LoanDepot 5, -0.02% 8.56%
Gershman Investment Corp 6, -0.01% 9.73%
Us Bank 7, 0.02% 7.00%
Quicken Loans 8, 0.04% 32.30%
Simmons Bank 9, 0.09% 10.12%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Arvest Bank 1, -0.14% 14.21%
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc 2, -0.11% 3.80%
Us Bank 3, -0.10% 6.94%
LoanDepot 4, -0.10% 8.43%
Primelending 5, -0.05% 14.05%
Gershman Investment Corp 6, -0.03% 8.26%
DAS Acquisition Company 7, -0.01% 8.76%
Quicken Loans 8, 0.01% 17.52%
Simmons Bank 9, 0.26% 18.02%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Us Bank 1, -0.18% 6.52%
Arvest Bank 2, -0.17% 12.03%
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc 3, -0.13% 4.26%
LoanDepot 4, -0.12% 9.77%
Primelending 5, -0.05% 17.29%
Gershman Investment Corp 6, -0.04% 7.52%
DAS Acquisition Company 7, -0.02% 11.78%
Quicken Loans 8, -0.02% 10.03%
Simmons Bank 9, 0.31% 20.80%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Arvest Bank 1, -0.10% 18.45%
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc 2, -0.07% 2.91%
Primelending 3, -0.06% 7.77%
LoanDepot 4, -0.05% 5.83%
DAS Acquisition Company 5, -0.04% 2.91%
Gershman Investment Corp 6, -0.00% 9.71%
Us Bank 7, 0.02% 7.77%
Quicken Loans 8, 0.05% 32.04%
Simmons Bank 9, 0.08% 12.62%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Arvest Bank 1, -0.07% 11.48%
Us Bank 2, -0.07% 3.28%
Quicken Loans 3, -0.03% 15.57%
Primelending 4, -0.02% 12.30%
Gershman Investment Corp 5, -0.01% 18.03%
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc 6, -0.01% 5.74%
Simmons Bank 7, -0.00% 3.28%
DAS Acquisition Company 8, 0.05% 19.67%
LoanDepot 9, 0.11% 10.66%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Arvest Bank 1, -0.08% 11.71%
Us Bank 2, -0.07% 3.60%
Primelending 3, -0.02% 13.51%
Gershman Investment Corp 4, -0.02% 18.92%
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc 5, -0.02% 6.31%
Quicken Loans 6, -0.01% 9.91%
Simmons Bank 7, -0.01% 3.60%
DAS Acquisition Company 8, 0.04% 21.62%
LoanDepot 9, 0.11% 10.81%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Quicken Loans 1, -0.02% 72.73%
Arvest Bank 2, 0.03% 9.09%
Gershman Investment Corp 3, 0.05% 9.09%
LoanDepot 4, 0.07% 9.09%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
DAS Acquisition Company 1, -0.00% 16.67%
Simmons Bank 2, -0.00% 16.67%
Us Bank 3, -0.00% 50.00%
Gershman Investment Corp 4, 0.01% 16.67%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
DAS Acquisition Company 1, -0.00% 25.00%
Simmons Bank 2, -0.00% 25.00%
Us Bank 3, -0.00% 25.00%
Gershman Investment Corp 4, 0.01% 25.00%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Us Bank 1, 0.00% 100.00%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Gershman Investment Corp 1, -0.03% 14.12%
Arvest Bank 2, -0.03% 5.88%
Primelending 3, -0.02% 25.88%
DAS Acquisition Company 4, -0.01% 12.94%
Us Bank 5, -0.00% 1.18%
Simmons Bank 6, 0.00% 2.35%
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc 7, 0.01% 9.41%
LoanDepot 8, 0.04% 16.47%
Quicken Loans 9, 0.04% 11.76%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Gershman Investment Corp 1, -0.02% 17.02%
DAS Acquisition Company 2, -0.01% 12.77%
Primelending 3, -0.01% 36.17%
Quicken Loans 4, -0.01% 2.13%
Us Bank 5, 0.01% 2.13%
Simmons Bank 6, 0.01% 4.26%
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc 7, 0.01% 14.89%
LoanDepot 8, 0.06% 10.64%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Gershman Investment Corp 1, -0.05% 10.53%
Arvest Bank 2, -0.03% 13.16%
Primelending 3, -0.02% 13.16%
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc 4, -0.01% 2.63%
DAS Acquisition Company 5, -0.01% 13.16%
LoanDepot 6, 0.02% 23.68%
Quicken Loans 7, 0.04% 23.68%

* Data is compiled for the Branson, MO commuting zone area, which comprises of counties of Stone County, MO, and Taney County, MO. This includes cities/towns/communities of Branson, MO as well as Hollister, MO, Kimberling City, MO, Blue Eye, MO, Indian Point, MO, Crane, MO, Reeds Spring, MO, Galena, MO, Merriam Woods, MO, Kirbyville, MO, Forsyth, MO, and Kissee Mills, MO. 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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