First State Community Bank Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemFirst State Community Bank
Interest Ratelower than other lenders (-0.11%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$62)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4)

On average, First State Community Bank’s interest rates were lower than those of other lenders (-0.11%). On the other hand, its loan related closing costs were similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$62. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that First State Community Bank tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4 out of 5 stars.

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First State Community 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 First State Community Bank was most active in:

  1. St. Louis, MO
  2. Cape Girardeau, MO
  3. Farmington, MO
  4. Springfield, MO
  5. Columbia, MO

First State Community 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, First State Community Bank originated Conforming and USDA 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 MortgagesConformingUSDA
Interest Rate Difference-0.06%-0.09%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$1-$29
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.06%-0.10%
National Star Rating(4)(4)
Refinance MortgagesConformingJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.17%+0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$123+$10
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.18%+0.01%
Average Star Rating(4.5)(3.5)

As a summary, First State Community Bank is cheap for Conforming and USDA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, First State Community Bank is cheap for Conforming mortgage refinance. It is similar to other lenders for 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 First State Community Bank:

Registered name: First State Community Bank
Registered city and state: FARMINGTON, MO, 63640
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

* 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 First State Community 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.