Forward Bank Mortgage Rates, Fees & InfoMarshfield, WI
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Review & OverviewForward Bank is a smaller bank specializing in Home Purchase loans. Forward Bank has a high proportion of conventional loans. Their top markets by origination volume include: Wisconsin Rapids, Wausau, Eau Claire, Stevens Point, and Madison among others. We have data for 12 markets. (Some data included below & more in-depth data is available with an active subscription.)
Forward Bank has an above average approval rate when compared to the average across all lenders. They have an above average pick rate when compared to similar lenders. Forward Bank is typically a low fee lender. (We use the term "fees" to include things like closing costs and other costs incurred by borrowers-- whether they are paid out of pocket or rolled into the loan.) They typically have about average rates.
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|Simulated Rate||Simulation Date|
|30 Year Conventional Purchase||6.35%||9/25/23|
|30 Year Conventional Refi||6.40%||9/25/23|
|30 Year Cash-out Refi||6.64%||9/25/23|
|15 Year Conventional Purchase||5.90%||9/25/23|
|15 Year Conventional Refi||5.99%||9/25/23|
|15 Year Cash-out Refi||5.99%||9/25/23|
|These are simulated rates generated by our proprietary machine learning models. These are not guaranteed by the bank. They are our estimates based on a lender's past behaviors combined with current market conditions. Contact an individual lender for their actual rates. Our models use fixed rate terms for conforming loans, 700+ FICO, 10% down for FHA and 20% for conventional. These are based on consensus, historical data-- not advertised promotional rates.|
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Origination Dollar Volume (All Markets)$94,245,000
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Forward Bank's average 30 year fixed mortgage rate was
The 2022 average 30 year fixed rate mortgage across all markets and lenders was 4.76%.
This yields a difference of -0.11%.
Relative Fees (Closing Costs)
Forward Bank's average total fees/closing costs for a 30 year fixed rate
mortgage were $2,182.
The average total origination fees for 30 year fixed rate mortgages across all lenders (for all loan values, including both points & up-front fees in addition to origination fees) were $4,750.
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|Market||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan||Average Fees||Average Rate|
|Outside of Metro Areas||311||$52,845,000||$169,920||$2,037||4.66%|
|Wisconsin Rapids-Marshfield, WI (FHA|USDA|VA)||106||$20,090,000||$189,528||$1,966||4.53%|
|WAUSAU-WESTON, WI (FHA|USDA|VA)||66||$13,020,000||$197,273||$2,098||4.43%|
|EAU CLAIRE, WI (FHA|USDA|VA)||26||$5,350,000||$205,769||$1,980||4.40%|
|Stevens Point, WI (FHA|USDA|VA)||3||$925,000||$308,333||$2,243||4.25%|
|MADISON, WI (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$550,000||$275,000||$2,174||3.81%|
|Iron Mountain, MI-WI (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$535,000||$535,000||$0||5.05%|
|DULUTH, MN-WI (FHA|USDA|VA)||2||$380,000||$190,000||$1,956||4.88%|
|Menomonie, WI (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$255,000||$255,000||$4,063||6.38%|
|LA CROSSE-ONALASKA, WI-MN (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$205,000||$205,000||$0||6.87%|
|Marinette, WI-MI (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$55,000||$55,000||$1,769||4.00%|
|SHEBOYGAN, WI (FHA|USDA|VA)||1||$35,000||$35,000||$0||6.00%|
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|Loan Type||Originations||Total Value||Avg. Loan||Avg. Fees||Avg. Rate|
For 2022, Forward Bank's most frequently originated type of loan was Conventional, with 521 originations.
For 2022, Forward Bank's most frequently cited loan purpose was Home Purchase, with 341 originations. The 2nd most popular reason was Cash Out Refi, with 94 originations.
For 2022, Forward Bank's most frequently cited loan duration was 30 Year, with 317 originations. The 2nd most popular length was 10 Year, with 88 originations.
Origination Fees/Closing Costs
|Origination Fee/Closing Cost||Originations||Total Value||Average Loan|
Forward Bank's average total fees were $2,182, while their most frequently occuring range of origination fees (closing costs) were in the $<1k bucket, with 454 originations.
During 2022, Forward Bank's average interest rate for loans was 4.65%, while their most frequently originated rate bucket for loans was 4-5%, with 155 originations.
2022 saw Forward Bank place emphasis on $100k-200k loans with 198 originations, totaling $28,620,000 in origination value.
Forward Bank lent most frequently to those with incomes in the $50k-75k range, with 106 originations. The second most popular income band? $50k or less, with 91 originations.
Applicant Debt to Income Ratio
Forward Bank lent most frequently to those with DTI ratios of 20-30%, with 119 originations. The next most common DTI ratio? 30-36%, with 90 originations.
Approval RatesTotal approvals of all applications
Forward Bank has an exceptionally high approval rate. They either target their audience very well or may have lax underwriting protocols.
Pick RateApprovals leading to origination
Forward Bank has an average pick rate.
Points and Fees
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