Stifel Bank & Trust Mortgage Interest Rate and Cost Review

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

Review ItemStifel Bank & Trust
Interest Ratelower than other lenders (-0.13%)
Loan Related Closing Costslower than other lenders (-$398)
National Rate and Closing Cost Star Rating(4.5)

On average, Stifel Bank & Trust’s interest rates were lower than those of other lenders (-0.13%). Its loan related closing costs were also lower than those of other lenders, with a difference of -$398. Overall, combining interest rates and closing costs we estimate that Stifel Bank & Trust tends to be a cheap lender, and give it a National Rate and Closing Costs Rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. We maintain our independence by not accepting any money from the mortgage lenders we review. To visit Stifel Bank & Trust, its website is located at: https://www.stifelmortgage.com.

Stifel Bank & 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 Stifel Bank & Trust was most active in:

  1. St. Louis, MO
  2. Jersey City, NJ
  3. Columbus, GA
  4. Los Angeles, CA
  5. Philadelphia, PA

In addition, Stifel Bank & Trust is our top ranked/best mortgage lender in terms of interest rate and closing costs in:

Stifel Bank & 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, Stifel Bank & Trust originated Conforming, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and VA mortgages for new home purchases. It also originated Conforming, FHA, 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-0.12%-0.29%-0.01%-0.05%-0.11%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$330-$609+$44-$85-$140
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.15%-0.35%-0.00%-0.06%-0.12%
National Star Rating(4)(5)(3.5)(4)(4)
Refinance MortgagesConformingFHAJumboVA
Interest Rate Difference-0.13%-0.06%-0.00%-0.06%
Loan Related Closing Cost Difference-$502-$260-$32-$309
Cost Adjusted Rate Difference-0.17%-0.08%-0.00%-0.08%
Average Star Rating(4.5)(4)(3.5)(4)

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

Registered name: Stifel Bank & Trust
Registered city and state: ST. LOUIS, MO, 63141
Regulator: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Top holder: STIFEL FINANCIAL CORP.

* 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 Stifel 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.