Renasant Bank Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is Renasant Bank a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? We compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by Renasant Bank with other lenders for comparable mortgages. Nationally, here is what we find:

Interest Ratesimilar to average (-0.04%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to average (-$110)
National Rate and Closing Cost Rating(4.0)

On average, Renasant Bank’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.04%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its average total loan related closing cost was similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$110. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Renasant Bank tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Renasant Bank’s Rates by Area

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the markets we track Renasant Bank was most active in:

  1. Birmingham, AL
  2. Atlanta, GA
  3. Brandon, MS
  4. Columbus, GA
  5. Tupelo, MS

Furthermore, Renasant Bank is our top ranked mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in:

  1. Tupelo, MS, for Jumbo mortgages
  2. Dothan, AL, for FHA mortgages
  3. Albertville, AL, overall
  4. Roanoke, VA, for FHA mortgages
  5. Lynchburg, VA, for FHA mortgages
  6. New Albany, MS, overall
  7. Myrtle Beach, SC, for FHA mortgages
  8. Thomasville, GA, overall
  9. Meridian, MS, for FHA mortgages
  10. Lincoln, AL, for Conforming mortgages
  11. Dublin, GA, for FHA mortgages
  12. Statesboro, GA, overall
  13. Franklin, NC, for FHA mortgages

You can click through to check out Renasant Bank’s mortgage rate competitiveness by area. Or, for our data driven ranking of all the top mortgage lenders by area, click here.

Renasant Bank’s Rates by Mortgage Type

Mortgage lenders also tend to charge different interest rates and closing costs depending on the type of mortgage. In our data, Renasant Bank originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases and refinances. We breakdown its interest rate and total loan related closing cost difference relative to other lenders for comparable mortgages by type in the table below.

New Purchase MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.03%-0.10%+0.03%-0.06%-0.02%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$26-$207-$17+$23-$32
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.04%-0.12%+0.03%-0.06%-0.03%
Star Rating(3.5)(4.0)(3.5)(4.0)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.03%-0.01%+0.03%+0.00%-0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$251-$48-$21+$0-$86
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.05%-0.02%+0.03%+0.00%-0.01%
Star Rating(4.0)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, Renasant Bank is cheap for FHA and USDA purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for Conforming, Jumbo and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Renasant 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, and we always recommend shopping among several lenders in your area before signing.

Other information about Renasant Bank:

Registered name: Renasant Bank
Registered city and state: TUPELO, MS, 38802-0709
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 Renasant 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.