First Community Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Interest Ratesimilar to average (+0.01%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to average (+$118)
National Rate and Closing Cost Rating(3.5)
Websitehttps://www.firstcommunitymortgage.com

On average, First Community Mortgage’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (+0.01%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its average total loan related closing cost was similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of +$118. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that First Community Mortgage tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3.5 out of 5.0 stars.

First Community Mortgage’s Rates by Area

Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the markets we track First Community Mortgage was most active in:

  1. Nashville, TN
  2. Kansas City, MO
  3. Shelbyville, TN
  4. Knoxville, TN
  5. Des Moines, IA

Furthermore, First Community Mortgage is our top ranked mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in:

  1. Shelbyville, TN, for Jumbo mortgages
  2. Columbia, TN, for VA mortgages
  3. Mountain Home, AR, for VA mortgages
  4. Alamogordo, NM, overall

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

First Community Mortgage’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, First Community Mortgage originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases and 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.

Purchase/Refinance:
New Purchase MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference+0.07%-0.04%+0.03%-0.00%-0.05%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference+$191+$322+$96+$1-$18
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.08%-0.02%+0.03%-0.00%-0.05%
Star Rating(3.0)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(4.0)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboUSDAVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.01%-0.04%+0.02%-0.00%+0.00%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$108-$145+$201-$4-$57
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.01%-0.05%+0.02%-0.00%-0.00%
Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)(3.5)

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

Other information about First Community Mortgage:

Registered name: First Community Mortgage Inc
Registered city and state: MURFREESBORO, TN, 37129
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Top holder: FIRST COMMUNITY BANCORP, 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 First Community Mortgage’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.