Glens Falls National Bank Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemGlens Falls National Bank
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.01%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$54)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, Glens Falls National Bank’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.01%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$54. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. To visit Glens Falls National Bank, check out its website at:

Glens Falls National 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 Glens Falls National Bank was most active in:

  1. Albany, NY
  2. Plattsburgh, NY
  3. Burlington, VT
  4. Johnstown, NY

In addition, Glens Falls National Bank is our top ranked/best mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in:

Glens Falls National 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, Glens Falls National Bank originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming and Jumbo 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-0.01%+0.07%+0.03%-0.01%+0.02%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$77-$12-$41-$4+$0
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.03%+0.07%+0.03%-0.01%+0.02%
National Star Rating(3.5)(3)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.01%+0.03%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$24-$6
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.01%+0.03%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)

As a summary, Glens Falls National Bank is similar to other lenders for Conforming, Jumbo, USDA and VA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for FHA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, Glens Falls National Bank is similar to other lenders for Conforming and Jumbo 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 Glens Falls National Bank:

Registered name: Glens Falls National Bank
Registered city and state: Glens Falls, NY, 12801
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 Glens Falls National 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.