Citizens Community Federal Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemCitizens Community Federal
Interest Ratesimilar to other lenders (-0.01%)
Loan Related Closing Costssimilar to other lenders (-$114)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(3.5)

On average, Citizens Community Federal’s interest rates were similar to those of other lenders (-0.01%). Its loan related closing costs were also similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$114. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Citizens Community Federal tends to be an average cost lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.

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Citizens Community Federal’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 Citizens Community Federal was most active in:

  1. Eau Claire, WI
  2. Rice Lake, WI
  3. Mankato, MN
  4. Minneapolis, MN
  5. Austin, MN

Citizens Community Federal’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, Citizens Community Federal originated Conforming and USDA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming 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+0.02%-0.01%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$29-$42
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference+0.01%-0.02%
National Star Rating(3.5)(3.5)
Refinance MortgagesConforming
Interest Rate Difference-0.03%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$189
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.05%
Average Star Rating(4)

As a summary, Citizens Community Federal is similar to other lenders for Conforming and USDA purchase mortgages. For refinancing mortgages, Citizens Community Federal is cheap for Conforming 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 Citizens Community Federal:

Registered name: Citizens Community Federal N A
Registered city and state: Altoona, WI, 54720
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 Citizens Community Federal’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.