North American Savings Bank Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is North American Savings Bank a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? We compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by North American Savings Bank with other lenders for comparable mortgages. Nationally, here is what we find:

Interest Ratesimilar to average (-0.04%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to average (-$167)
National Rate and Closing Cost Rating(4.0)

On average, North American Savings Bank’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.04%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its average total loan related closing cost was similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$167. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that North American Savings Bank tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4.0 out of 5.0 stars.

North American Savings Bank’s Rates by Area

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the markets we track North American Savings Bank was most active in:

  1. Kansas City, MO
  2. Los Angeles, CA
  3. Washington, DC
  4. Phoenix, AZ
  5. Atlanta, GA

Furthermore, North American Savings Bank is our top ranked mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in Anchorage, AK, overall.

You can click through to check out North American Savings Bank’s mortgage rate competitiveness by area. Or, for our data driven ranking of all the top mortgage lenders by area, click here.

North American Savings Bank’s Rates by Mortgage Type

Mortgage lenders also tend to charge different interest rates and closing costs depending on the type of mortgage. In our data, North American Savings Bank originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo and VA mortgages for refinances. We breakdown its interest rate and total loan related closing cost difference relative to other lenders for comparable mortgages by type in the table below.

New Purchase MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.01%-0.08%+0.11%-0.01%-0.09%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$126-$256+$399-$32-$156
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.00%-0.10%+0.12%-0.01%-0.10%
Star Rating(3.5)(4.0)(3.0)(3.5)(4.0)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.04%-0.02%+0.03%-0.04%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$137-$81+$62-$262
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.05%-0.03%+0.03%-0.05%
Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(4.0)

As a summary, North American Savings Bank is cheap for FHA and VA purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for Conforming and USDA purchase mortgages. It is more expensive than other lenders for Jumbo purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, North American Savings Bank is cheap for VA mortgage refinance. It is similar to other lenders for Conforming, FHA and Jumbo mortgage refinance. Nevertheless, individual circumstances can matter, and we always recommend shopping among several lenders in your area before signing.

Other information about North American Savings Bank:

Registered name: North American Savings Bank
Registered city and state: Kansas City, MO, 64131
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 North American Savings 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.