Liberty Bank for Savings Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemLiberty Bank for Savings
Interest Ratelower than other lenders (-0.26%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$140)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(5)

On average, Liberty Bank for Savings’s interest rates were lower than those of other lenders (-0.26%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$140. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Liberty Bank for Savings tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 5 out of 5 stars. This is a fantastic rating and places it among the top 5% of lenders nationwide.

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Liberty Bank for Savings’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 Liberty Bank for Savings was most active in:

Liberty Bank for Savings’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, Liberty Bank for Savings originated Conforming and Jumbo mortgages for new home purchases and refinances. Its average interest rate and total loan related closing cost difference relative to other lenders by mortgages type is as follows.

New Purchase MortgagesConformingJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.25%-0.05%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$189+$25
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.27%-0.04%
National Star Rating(5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.30%-0.09%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$178+$224
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.32%-0.08%
Average Star Rating(5)(4)

As a summary, Liberty Bank for Savings is cheap for Conforming purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for Jumbo purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Liberty Bank for Savings is cheap for Conforming and Jumbo 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 Liberty Bank for Savings:

Registered name: Liberty Bank for Savings
Registered city and state: CHICAGO, IL, 60656
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 Liberty Bank for Savings’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.