Happy State Bank And Trust Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemHappy State Bank And Trust
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.02%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$145)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, Happy State Bank And Trust’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.02%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$145. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Happy State Bank And Trust tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. To visit Happy State Bank And Trust, its website is located at: https://www.happybank.com.

Happy State Bank And Trust’s Rate Review by City

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. For our list of the top mortgage lenders in your area, click here. In particular, among the cities we track Happy State Bank And Trust was most active in:

  1. Amarillo, TX
  2. Lubbock, TX
  3. Fort Worth, TX
  4. Dallas, TX
  5. Dumas, TX

Happy State Bank And 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, Happy State Bank And Trust originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, 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+0.05%-0.20%+0.01%-0.01%-0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$169-$162+$5-$18+$5
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.03%-0.22%+0.01%-0.02%+0.00%
National Star Rating(3.5)(4.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConformingJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.00%+0.00%+0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$122+$16-$23
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.02%+0.00%+0.00%
Average Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

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

Registered name: Happy State Bank
Registered city and state: AMARILLO, TX, 79101
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Top holder: HAPPY BANCSHARES, INC.

* 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 Happy State Bank And 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.