Top Mortgage Lenders in Denison, IA

Which mortgage lender in the Denison, IA 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 Denison, IA 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 Denison, IA area is Bank Iowa, with a “Rate Rank” of 1 and an average “Rate Difference” of -0.06%. This means that Bank Iowa provided a -0.06% lower interest rate for its customers than other lenders in Denison, IA for a similar set of borrowers. Bank Iowa has a market share of 9.3%. On the other hand, the most popular lender in the market is Central Bank, with a market share of 33.6%. Central Bank is an average rate lender in this area, with a “Rate Difference” of -0.03% relative to those of other lenders.

Our detailed rankings of the mortgage lenders for the Denison, IA 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 Denison, IA is Bank Iowa. 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 Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation. 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 Denison, IA

Mortgage Type:
Purchase/Refinance:
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Bank Iowa 1, -0.06% 9.30%
Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation 2, -0.04% 18.60%
Central Bank 3, -0.03% 33.59%
Quicken Loans 4, 0.02% 11.89%
United Bank of Iowa 5, 0.07% 26.61%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Bank Iowa 1, -0.07% 9.47%
Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation 2, -0.03% 18.11%
Central Bank 3, -0.02% 38.68%
Quicken Loans 4, -0.00% 7.41%
United Bank of Iowa 5, 0.08% 26.34%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Central Bank 1, -0.05% 25.00%
Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation 2, -0.05% 19.44%
Bank Iowa 3, -0.03% 9.03%
Quicken Loans 4, 0.04% 19.44%
United Bank of Iowa 5, 0.07% 27.08%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Bank Iowa 1, -0.06% 10.14%
Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation 2, -0.04% 19.15%
Central Bank 3, -0.03% 36.62%
Quicken Loans 4, 0.04% 5.07%
United Bank of Iowa 5, 0.08% 29.01%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Bank Iowa 1, -0.08% 10.09%
Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation 2, -0.03% 18.42%
Central Bank 3, -0.02% 41.23%
Quicken Loans 4, 0.03% 2.19%
United Bank of Iowa 5, 0.08% 28.07%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation 1, -0.05% 20.47%
Central Bank 2, -0.05% 28.35%
Bank Iowa 3, -0.03% 10.24%
Quicken Loans 4, 0.06% 10.24%
United Bank of Iowa 5, 0.07% 30.71%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Quicken Loans 1, -0.00% 95.24%
Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation 2, 0.01% 4.76%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Quicken Loans 1, -0.00% 91.67%
Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation 2, 0.01% 8.33%
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
Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation 1, -0.03% 27.27%
Quicken Loans 2, 0.01% 72.73%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation 1, -0.01% 33.33%
Quicken Loans 2, 0.01% 66.67%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Iowa Bankers Mortgage Corporation 1, -0.03% 25.00%
Quicken Loans 2, 0.01% 75.00%

* Data is compiled for the Denison, IA commuting zone area, which comprises of counties of Buena Vista County, IA, Cherokee County, IA, Crawford County, IA, Ida County, IA, Pocahontas County, IA, and Sac County, IA. This includes cities/towns/communities of Denison, IA as well as Cherokee, IA, Lakeside, IA, Truesdale, IA, Storm Lake, IA, Quimby, IA, Schleswig, IA, Rolfe, IA, Galva, IA, Manilla, IA, Sioux Rapids, IA, Auburn, IA, Ida Grove, IA, Wall Lake, IA, Larrabee, IA, Battle Creek, IA, Newell, IA, Dow City, IA, Lytton, IA, Albert City, IA, Plover, IA, Vail, IA, Nemaha, IA, Washta, IA, and Varina, IA. 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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