Guaranty Bank & Trust Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemGuaranty Bank & Trust
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.05%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$156)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4)

On average, Guaranty Bank & Trust’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.05%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$156. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Guaranty Bank & Trust tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4 out of 5 stars.

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Guaranty Bank & Trust’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 Guaranty Bank & Trust was most active in:

  1. Sulphur Springs, TX
  2. Dallas, TX
  3. Texarkana, TX
  4. College Station, TX
  5. Longview, TX

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

Guaranty Bank & Trust’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, Guaranty Bank & Trust originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming 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%-0.16%+0.01%-0.06%+0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$192-$186-$36-$47-$12
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.04%-0.18%+0.01%-0.07%+0.01%
National Star Rating(3.5)(4.5)(3.5)(4)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.02%+0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$94+$3
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.03%+0.01%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, Guaranty Bank & Trust is cheap for FHA and USDA purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for Conforming, Jumbo and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, Guaranty Bank & Trust is similar to other lenders for Conforming 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 Guaranty Bank & Trust:

Registered name: Guaranty Bank & Trust
Registered city and state: MT PLEASANT, TX, 75455
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 Guaranty Bank & Trust’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.