Bank of Tennessee Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is Bank of Tennessee a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? To help you shop for a mortgage, we compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by Bank of Tennessee to those of other lenders for a comparable set of borrowers. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. Going by historical data, here is our review of Bank of Tennessee nationally:

Review ItemBank of Tennessee
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (+0.01%)
Loan Related Closing Costslower than other lenders (-$406)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, Bank of Tennessee’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.01%) for a comparable set of borrowers. On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were lower than those of other lenders, with a difference of -$406. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Bank of Tennessee tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. To visit Bank of Tennessee, its website is located at: https://www.bankoftennessee.com.

Bank of Tennessee’s Rate Review by City

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the cities we track Bank of Tennessee was most active in:

  1. Nashville, TN
  2. Johnson City, TN
  3. Boone, NC
  4. Knoxville, TN
  5. Columbia, TN

You can click through to check out Bank of Tennessee’s mortgage rate relative to those of other lenders within each city. Or, for our entire list of the top mortgage lenders by city, click here.

Bank of Tennessee’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, Bank of Tennessee 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.

Purchase/Refinance:
New Purchase MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.00%+0.01%+0.03%-0.02%-0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$358-$868+$192-$88-$140
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.02%-0.04%+0.03%-0.03%-0.01%
National Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.05%-0.01%+0.01%+0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$325-$88-$56-$62
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.03%-0.02%+0.01%+0.00%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, Bank of Tennessee is similar to other lenders for Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, Bank of Tennessee is similar to other lenders for Conforming, 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 Bank of Tennessee:

Registered name: Bank Of Tennessee
Registered city and state: KINGSPORT, TN, 37660
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Top holder: BANCTENN CORP.

* 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 Bank of Tennessee’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.