We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:
Interest Rate: lower than average (-0.16%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: similar to average (+$44)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a cheap lender.
This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust originated 719 mortgages, a national market share of 0.0%. It was most active in NH (1.4% market share), VT (0.8% market share), and ME (0.8% market share).
On average, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s interest rates were lower than those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (-0.16%).1The comparable mortgages control for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s distribution of loan term (e.g. 30 year vs 15 year), loan-to-value (LTV), debt-to-income (DTI), loan amount, loan program (e.g. Conforming/FHA), loan purpose (e.g. purchase/refinance), and county. Interest rate and loan related closing costs are estimated based on fixed rate mortgages only, whereas market shares include all purchase or refinance mortgages. Its average total loan related closing cost was $2987, which was similar to those of comparable mortgages at $2943, with a difference of +$44. Overall, we estimate that Bar Harbor Bank & Trust tends to be an cheap lender, with a cost-adjusted-rate difference of -0.17% compared to comparable mortgages at other lenders.2Cost adjusted rates were computed based on each percent of the loan amount in loan related closing costs being worth 1/6 of a percentage point in interest rate. Nevertheless, we recommend comparing your rate and fees with at least a few other lenders before signing with Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust originated Conforming mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming mortgages for refinances. We breakdown its interest rate and total loan related closing cost on by each of the mortgage types it originated below:
Home Purchase Mortgages from Bar Harbor Bank & Trust compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.13%|
|Loan related Closing Cost Difference||+$25|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.15%|
Based on the table above, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is cheap for Conforming purchase mortgages.
Mortgage Refinancing from Bar Harbor Bank & Trust compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.21%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||+$75|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.20%|
Based on the table above, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is cheap for Conforming mortgage refinance.
Other information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust:
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Top holder: BAR HARBOR BANKSHARES
Registered city and state: Bar Harbor, ME, 04609