We compare mortgage interest rate and loan related closing costs at Hometown Bank with other lenders for mortgages with similar borrower characteristics:
Interest Rate: similar to average (-0.02%)
Loan Related Closing Costs: similar to average (-$111)
Assessment: this lender tends to be a average cost lender.
This scoreboard is based on data reported to FFIEC. In the data, Hometown Bank originated 127 mortgages, a national market share of 0.0%. It was primarily active in OH, with a 0.1% market share.
On average, Hometown Bank’s interest rates were similar to those of comparable mortgages at other lenders (-0.02%).1The comparable mortgages control for Hometown Bank’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 $3150, which was similar to those of comparable mortgages at $3261, with a difference of -$111. Overall, we estimate that Hometown Bank tends to be an average cost lender, with a cost-adjusted-rate difference of -0.04% 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 Hometown Bank.
Hometown Bank originated Conforming mortgages for new home purchases. 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 Hometown Bank compared to other lenders
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.02%|
|Loan related Closing Cost Difference||-$111|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.04%|
Based on the table above, Hometown Bank is similar to other lenders for Conforming purchase mortgages.
Other information about Hometown Bank:
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Top holder: HOMETOWN BANCORP, INC.
Registered city and state: KENT, OH, 44240