Which mortgage lender in the Fort Collins, CO area typically has the best rates? To help you narrow down where to shop for a mortgage, MortgageWaldo.com provides an objective and data driven ranking of mortgage lenders operating in the Fort Collins, CO area by interest rate and market share. Unlike our competitors, we maintain independence by not accepting any compensation from the mortgage lenders we rank. We use data on all fixed rate mortgages that were closed in the past year to generate our rankings.
Going by historical data, the best mortgage lender in the Fort Collins, CO area in terms of interest rate is Provident Funding, with an average “Rate Difference” of -0.20%. This means that, comparing similar borrowers, Provident Funding provided a -0.20% lower interest rate for its customers than other lenders in the area. Provident Funding has a market share of 0.9%. On the other hand, the most popular lender in the Fort Collins, CO area is American Financing, with a larger market share of 7.7%. American Financing is an average lender in terms of the interest rate it offers, with a “Rate Difference” of +0.08% compared to those of other lenders in this area.
Our detailed ranking of mortgage lenders in the Fort Collins, CO 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 Fort Collins, CO is DHI Mortgage Company Limited. If you want to take out a loan that is above conforming limits (for example, above $548,250 in 2021), the cheapest Jumbo mortgage provider is Wells Fargo Bank. If on the other hand, you want lower down payment or credit score requirements, the cheapest FHA mortgage provider is Home Point Financial Corporation. The cheapest VA mortgage provider is DHI Mortgage Company Limited. Note that as a consumer advocate we always recommend shopping among several of our top ranked lenders in order to get the best rates and fees.
Ranking of Mortgage Lenders in Fort Collins, CO
* Data is compiled for the Fort Collins, CO commuting zone area, which comprises of counties of Larimer County, CO, and Weld County, CO. This includes cities/towns/communities of Fort Collins, CO as well as Greeley, CO, Loveland, CO, Windsor, CO, Firestone, CO, Milliken, CO, Erie, CO, Frederick, CO, Berthoud, CO, Johnstown, CO, Evans, CO, Timnath, CO, Hudson, CO, Wellington, CO, Johnstown, CO, Estes Park, CO, Eaton, CO, Dacono, CO, Pierce, CO, Lochbuie, CO, Fort Lupton, CO, Raymer (New Raymer), CO, Red Feather Lakes, CO, Laporte, CO, La Salle, CO, Kersey, CO, Brighton, CO, and Aristocrat Ranchettes, CO. Lenders must have made at least 30 loans in the area to be included. Source of the data is 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 conditional on the commuting zone, 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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