Peoples Bank NC Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemPeoples Bank NC
Interest Ratelower than other lenders (-0.10%)
Loan Related Closing Costslower than other lenders (-$276)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4)

On average, Peoples Bank NC’s interest rates were lower than those of other lenders (-0.10%). Its loan related closing costs were also lower than those of other lenders, with a difference of -$276. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Peoples Bank NC tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4 out of 5 stars.

We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. To visit Peoples Bank NC, check out its website at: https://peoplesbanknc.com.

Peoples Bank NC’s Rate Review by City

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. For our list of the top mortgage lenders in your area, click here. In particular, among the cities we track Peoples Bank NC was most active in:

  1. Hickory, NC
  2. Charlotte, NC
  3. Boone, NC
  4. Raleigh, NC
  5. Wilmington, NC

In addition, Peoples Bank NC is our top ranked/best mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in:

Peoples Bank NC’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, Peoples Bank NC originated Conforming mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming and Jumbo 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.

Purchase/Refinance:
New Purchase MortgagesConforming
Interest Rate Difference-0.06%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$115
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.07%
National Star Rating(4)
Refinance MortgagesConformingJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.14%+0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$452+$60
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.19%+0.01%
Average Star Rating(4.5)(3.5)

As a summary, Peoples Bank NC is cheap for Conforming purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, Peoples Bank NC is cheap for Conforming mortgage refinance. It is similar to other lenders for 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 Peoples Bank NC:

Registered name: Peoples Bank
Registered city and state: Newton, NC, 28658
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Top holder: PEOPLES BANCORP OF NORTH CAROLINA, INC.

* 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 Peoples Bank NC’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.