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

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

Review ItemOpportunity Bank (Helena, MT)
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.02%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (+$177)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT)’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 +$177. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. To visit Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT), check out its website at: https://www.opportunitybank.com.

Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT)’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 Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT) was most active in:

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

In addition, Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT) is our top ranked/best mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in:

Opportunity Bank (Helena, MT)’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, 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. 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 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%
National Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3)
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%
Average Star Rating(4)(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 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 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.