Stock Yards Bank & Trust Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is Stock Yards Bank & Trust a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? To help you shop for a mortgage, we compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by Stock Yards Bank & Trust to those of other lenders for a comparable set of borrowers. Here is our review of Stock Yards Bank & Trust nationally:

Review ItemStock Yards Bank & Trust
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.07%)
Loan Related Closing Costslower than other lenders (-$391)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4)

On average, Stock Yards Bank & Trust’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.07%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were lower than those of other lenders, with a difference of -$391. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Stock Yards Bank & Trust tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4 out of 5 stars.

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Stock Yards Bank & Trust’s Rate Review by City

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. For our list of the top mortgage lenders by city, click here. In particular, among the cities we track Stock Yards Bank & Trust was most active in:

  1. Louisville, KY
  2. Cincinnati, OH
  3. Elizabethtown, KY
  4. Indianapolis, IN
  5. Madison, IN

Stock Yards Bank & Trust’s Rate Review by Mortgage Type

Mortgage lenders also tend to charge different interest rates and closing costs depending on the type of mortgage. In our data, Stock Yards Bank & Trust originated Conforming, FHA, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, FHA and VA mortgages for refinances. Its average interest rate and total loan related closing cost difference relative to other lenders for comparable borrowers by mortgages type is as follows.

New Purchase MortgagesConformingFHAUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.01%-0.09%-0.00%-0.06%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$316-$316-$33-$68
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.05%-0.13%-0.00%-0.06%
National Star Rating(3.5)(4)(3.5)(4)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.15%-0.05%-0.07%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$553-$136-$376
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.22%-0.07%-0.11%
Average Star Rating(4.5)(4)(4)

As a summary, Stock Yards Bank & Trust is cheap for FHA and VA purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for Conforming and USDA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, Stock Yards Bank & Trust is cheap for Conforming, FHA and VA mortgage refinance. Nevertheless, individual circumstances can matter a lot for mortgage rates, and we always recommend shopping among several of our top mortgage lenders in your area before signing.

Other information about Stock Yards Bank & Trust:

Registered name: Stock Yards Bank and Trust Co
Registered city and state: Louisville, KY, 40206
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

* Source of the data is Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) and is for mortgages originated in the past year. Our comparable mortgages analysis controls for Stock Yards 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 commuting zone. Cost adjusted rates were computed based on each percent of the loan amount in above average loan related closing costs being worth +0.15 of a percentage point in interest rate. Furthermore, the amounts are regularized using a Bayesian approach to control for small samples.