Is Bar Harbor Bank & Trust a cheap or expensive mortgage lender? We compare the interest rates and closing costs charged by Bar Harbor Bank & Trust with other lenders for comparable mortgages. Nationally, here is what we find:
|Interest Rate||lower than average (-0.14%)|
|Loan Related Closing Costs||similar to average (-$68)|
|National Rate and Closing Cost Rating||(4.5)|
On average, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s interest rates were lower than those of other lenders (-0.14%) for a comparable set of borrowers. Its average total loan related closing cost was similar to those of other lenders, with a difference of -$68. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Bar Harbor Bank & Trust tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4.5 out of 5.0 stars.
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Rates by Area
Mortgage lenders often set different rates in different geographical markets. In particular, among the markets we track Bar Harbor Bank & Trust was most active in:
Furthermore, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is our top ranked mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in Bangor, ME, overall.
You can click through to check out Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s mortgage rate competitiveness by area. Or, for our data driven ranking of all the top mortgage lenders by area, click here.
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’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, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust originated Conforming and Jumbo 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.
|New Purchase Mortgages||Conforming||Jumbo|
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.12%||-0.01%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||+$6||-$10|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.12%||-0.01%|
|Interest Rate Difference||-0.18%||-0.02%|
|Loan Related Closing Cost Difference||-$146||-$12|
|Cost Adjusted Rate Difference||-0.20%||-0.02%|
As a summary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is cheap for Conforming purchase mortgages. It is similar to other lenders for Jumbo purchase mortgages. For refinancing, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is cheap for Conforming mortgage refinance. It is similar to other lenders for Jumbo mortgage refinance. Nevertheless, individual circumstances can matter, and we always recommend shopping among several lenders in your area before signing.
Other information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust:
Registered city and state: Bar Harbor, ME, 04609
Regulator: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Top holder: BAR HARBOR BANKSHARES
* 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 Bar Harbor Bank & 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.