National Exchange Bank Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemNational Exchange Bank
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.10%)
Loan Related Closing Costslower than other lenders (-$269)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4)

On average, National Exchange Bank’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.10%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were lower than those of other lenders, with a difference of -$269. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that National Exchange Bank 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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National Exchange 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 National Exchange Bank was most active in:

  1. Appleton, WI
  2. Milwaukee, WI
  3. Sheboygan, WI
  4. Madison, WI
  5. Rhinelander, WI

National Exchange 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, National Exchange Bank originated Conforming and USDA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming 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 MortgagesConformingUSDA
Interest Rate Difference-0.07%-0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$257-$25
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.10%-0.01%
National Star Rating(4)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConforming
Interest Rate Difference-0.12%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$280
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.16%
Average Star Rating(4.5)

As a summary, National Exchange Bank is cheap for Conforming purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for USDA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, National Exchange Bank is cheap for Conforming 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 National Exchange Bank:

Registered name: National Exchange Bank & Trust
Registered city and state: FOND DU LAC, WI, 54935
Regulator: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)

* 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 National Exchange 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.