MountainOne Bank Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemMountainOne Bank
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.02%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$214)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, MountainOne Bank’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.02%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$214. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that MountainOne Bank tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.

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MountainOne Bank’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 MountainOne Bank was most active in:

  1. Boston, MA
  2. Pittsfield, MA
  3. Providence, RI
  4. Portland, ME
  5. Springfield, MA

MountainOne Bank’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, MountainOne Bank originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA 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 MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.09%+0.04%+0.02%+0.00%-0.02%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$165-$95-$5-$6-$30
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.06%+0.03%+0.02%+0.00%-0.02%
National Star Rating(3)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.04%+0.00%+0.02%+0.00%-0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$325-$54+$23+$0-$72
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.06%+0.00%+0.02%+0.00%-0.00%
Average Star Rating(4)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, MountainOne Bank is similar to other lenders for FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Conforming purchase mortgages. For refinancing, MountainOne Bank is cheap for Conforming mortgage refinance. It is similar to other lenders for FHA, Jumbo, USDA 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 MountainOne Bank:

Registered name: MountainOne Bank
Registered city and state: North Adams, MA, 01247
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 MountainOne 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 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.