First Harrison Bank Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

Is First Harrison 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 Harrison Bank to those of other lenders for a comparable set of borrowers. Here is our review of First Harrison Bank nationally:

Review ItemFirst Harrison Bank
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.10%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$161)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4)

On average, First Harrison Bank’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.10%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$161. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that First Harrison 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 Harrison 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 Harrison Bank was most active in:

  1. Louisville, KY
  2. Elizabethtown, KY
  3. Bardstown, KY
  4. Bloomington, IN
  5. Evansville, IN

First Harrison 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 Harrison Bank originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo and USDA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, FHA 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 MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDA
Interest Rate Difference-0.17%-0.15%+0.01%-0.05%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$53+$75+$25-$23
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.18%-0.14%+0.01%-0.05%
National Star Rating(4.5)(4)(3.5)(4)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumbo
Interest Rate Difference-0.05%-0.03%+0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$256-$47+$8
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.10%-0.04%+0.01%
Average Star Rating(4)(3.5)(3.5)

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

Registered name: First Harrison Bank
Registered city and state: CORYDON, IN, 47112
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 Harrison 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.