Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT) Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Interest Ratesimilar to average (-0.02%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to average (+$177)
National Rate and Closing Cost Rating(3.5)

On average, Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT)’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.02%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its average total loan related closing cost was similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of +$177. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT) tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3.5 out of 5.0 stars.

Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT)’s Rates by Area

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the markets we track Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT) was most active in:

  1. Missoula, MT
  2. Helena, MT
  3. Bozeman, MT
  4. Great Falls, MT
  5. Billings, MT

Furthermore, Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT) is our top ranked mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in Butte-Silver Bow (balance), MT, overall.

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Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT)’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, Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT) originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo and VA mortgages for 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-0.02%+0.01%+0.04%+0.02%+0.05%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$299+$156+$286+$40+$150
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.01%+0.02%+0.05%+0.02%+0.06%
Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.0)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.05%-0.01%+0.00%+0.03%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$62+$26+$100-$54
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.06%-0.01%+0.00%+0.03%
Star Rating(4.0)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

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

Registered name: Opportunity Bank Of Montana
Registered city and state: HELENA, MT, 59601
Regulator: Federal Reserve System (FRS)

* 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 Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT)’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.