Top Mortgage Lenders in the Norfolk, NE area

Which mortgage lender in the Norfolk, NE 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 Norfolk, NE 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 Norfolk, NE area is West Gate Bank, with a “Rate Rank” of 1 and an average “Rate Difference” of -0.07%. This means that West Gate Bank provided a -0.07% lower interest rate for its customers than other lenders in Norfolk, NE for a similar set of borrowers. West Gate Bank has a market share of 46.7%. It is also the most popular lender in the area.

Our detailed rankings of the mortgage lenders for the Norfolk, NE 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 Norfolk, NE is West Gate Bank. If on the other hand, you want lower down payment or credit score requirements, the cheapest FHA mortgage provider is Us Bank. The cheapest VA mortgage provider is Us Bank. To get the lowest rate for your mortgage, we would suggest shopping and negotiating among several of our top ranked lenders by “Rate Rank” for your desired mortgage type and purpose.

Mortgage Type:
Purchase/Refinance:
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
West Gate Bank 1, -0.07% 46.73%
Us Bank 2, 0.02% 18.64%
Wells Fargo Bank 3, 0.08% 13.80%
Quicken Loans 4, 0.09% 20.82%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Us Bank 1, -0.04% 25.25%
Wells Fargo Bank 2, -0.02% 16.16%
West Gate Bank 3, 0.00% 43.94%
Quicken Loans 4, 0.09% 14.65%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
West Gate Bank 1, -0.12% 49.30%
Quicken Loans 2, 0.10% 26.51%
Us Bank 3, 0.11% 12.56%
Wells Fargo Bank 4, 0.18% 11.63%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
West Gate Bank 1, -0.07% 54.47%
Us Bank 2, 0.04% 18.44%
Wells Fargo Bank 3, 0.08% 15.56%
Quicken Loans 4, 0.13% 11.53%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Us Bank 1, -0.03% 23.12%
Wells Fargo Bank 2, -0.02% 18.12%
West Gate Bank 3, 0.01% 52.50%
Quicken Loans 4, 0.11% 6.25%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
West Gate Bank 1, -0.12% 56.15%
Us Bank 2, 0.12% 14.44%
Quicken Loans 3, 0.16% 16.04%
Wells Fargo Bank 4, 0.19% 13.37%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Us Bank 1, -0.07% 23.08%
West Gate Bank 2, 0.01% 3.85%
Quicken Loans 3, 0.02% 73.08%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Us Bank 1, -0.09% 41.38%
West Gate Bank 2, -0.02% 3.45%
Quicken Loans 3, 0.07% 55.17%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Quicken Loans 1, -0.00% 95.65%
West Gate Bank 2, 0.04% 4.35%
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Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Us Bank 1, -0.02% 7.14%
West Gate Bank 2, -0.00% 14.29%
Quicken Loans 3, 0.00% 57.14%
Wells Fargo Bank 4, 0.01% 21.43%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Us Bank 1, -0.02% 11.11%
West Gate Bank 2, 0.00% 22.22%
Quicken Loans 3, 0.00% 33.33%
Wells Fargo Bank 4, 0.01% 33.33%
Lender Name Rate Rank, Rate Difference Rate Rating Market Share
Quicken Loans 1, 0.00% 100.00%

* Data is compiled for the Norfolk, NE commuting zone area, which comprises of counties of Dixon County, NE, Madison County, NE, Pierce County, NE, Stanton County, NE, and Wayne County, NE. This includes cities/towns/communities of Norfolk, NE as well as Pierce, NE, Woodland Park, NE, Battle Creek, NE, Madison, NE, Wayne, NE, Winside, NE, Wakefield, NE, Ponca, NE, Plainview, NE, and Pilger, NE. 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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