Fortifi Bank Mortgage Rates, Fees & Info

Berlin, WI

LEI: 254900TQL77TN5I01K05

Tax ID: 39-0280510

5 stars - Updated: 9/25/23 - out of 5 stars, based on 17 reviews

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Review & Overview

Fortifi Bank is a smaller bank specializing in Home Purchase loans. Fortifi Bank has a high proportion of conventional loans. They have a low ratio of USDA loans. Their top markets by origination volume include: Green Bay, Oshkosh, Madison, Fond Du Lac, and Appleton among others. We have data for 21 markets. (Some data included below & more in-depth data is available with an active subscription.)

Fortifi Bank has an above average approval rate when compared to the average across all lenders. They have a below average pick rate when compared to similar lenders. Fortifi 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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SimulatedRates™

Mortgage Type
Simulated Rate Simulation Date
30 Year Conventional Purchase 6.62% 9/25/23
30 Year Conventional Refi 6.43% 9/25/23
30 Year Cash-out Refi 6.62% 9/25/23
30 Year USDA Purchase 7.03% 9/25/23
15 Year Conventional Purchase 5.57% 9/25/23
15 Year Conventional Refi 5.65% 9/25/23
15 Year Cash-out Refi 5.65% 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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Originations

289

Origination Dollar Volume (All Markets)

$65,935,000
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Relative Rate

Fortifi Bank's average 30 year fixed mortgage rate was 4.95%.

The 2022 average 30 year fixed rate mortgage across all markets and lenders was 4.76%.

This yields a difference of 0.19%.

Relative Fees (Closing Costs)

Fortifi Bank's average total fees/closing costs for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage were $1,976.

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.

Top Markets

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Market Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
Outside of Metro Areas 141 $22,625,000 $160,461 $1,709 5.26%
GREEN BAY, WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 38 $12,150,000 $319,737 $1,834 4.98%
OSHKOSH-NEENAH, WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 40 $8,550,000 $213,750 $1,703 5.26%
MADISON, WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 20 $6,430,000 $321,500 $1,492 4.88%
FOND DU LAC, WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 20 $3,320,000 $166,000 $1,656 5.62%
APPLETON, WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 8 $2,040,000 $255,000 $1,929 4.72%
Bozeman, MT (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $2,005,000 $2,005,000 $7,813 6.55%
TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER, FL (FHA|USDA|VA) 3 $1,985,000 $661,667 $4,406 5.20%
Shawano, WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 2 $1,540,000 $770,000 $1,097 5.13%
PHOENIX-MESA-CHANDLER, AZ (FHA|USDA|VA) 2 $1,010,000 $505,000 $3,091 4.00%
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL (FHA|USDA|VA) 2 $940,000 $470,000 $3,584 4.00%
MILWAUKEE-WAUKESHA, WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 2 $650,000 $325,000 $1,717 4.19%
LAS VEGAS-HENDERSON-PARADISE, NV (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $515,000 $515,000 $2,602 2.63%
Beaver Dam, WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $495,000 $495,000 $2,967 5.75%
PENSACOLA-FERRY PASS-BRENT, FL (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $365,000 $365,000 $3,972 4.99%
Baraboo, WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $315,000 $315,000 $1,475 2.63%
CAPE CORAL-FORT MYERS, FL (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $315,000 $315,000 $2,792 4.88%
HILTON HEAD ISLAND-BLUFFTON, SC (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $285,000 $285,000 $2,254 5.45%
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 2 $210,000 $105,000 $1,014 5.22%
SHEBOYGAN, WI (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $145,000 $145,000 $0 4.85%
Marinette, WI-MI (FHA|USDA|VA) 1 $45,000 $45,000 $0 6.00%
Fortifi Bank's top markets include Green Bay, Oshkosh, Madison, Fond Du Lac, and Appleton among others.

Their top states include:
  • Wisconsin (FHA|USDA|VA)
  • Florida (FHA|USDA|VA)
  • Montana (FHA|USDA|VA)
  • Arizona (FHA|USDA|VA)
  • Nevada (FHA|USDA|VA)
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    Product Mix

    Loan Type Originations Total Value Avg. Loan Avg. Fees Avg. Rate
    Conventional 287 $65,575,000 $228,484 $1,794 5.17%
    USDA 2 $360,000 $180,000 $4,431 5.56%

    For 2022, Fortifi Bank's most frequently originated type of loan was Conventional, with 287 originations. Their 2nd most popular type was USDA, with 2 originations.

    Loan Reason

    Loan Reason Originations Total Value Avg. Loan Avg. Fees Avg. Rate
    Home Purchase 147 $36,605,000 $249,014 $2,234 5.30%
    Cash Out Refi 54 $11,280,000 $208,889 $1,434 4.79%
    Refi 43 $12,035,000 $279,884 $1,875 4.60%
    Other 24 $4,550,000 $189,583 $1,500 5.48%
    Home Improvement 21 $1,465,000 $69,762 $457 6.05%

    For 2022, Fortifi Bank's most frequently cited loan purpose was Home Purchase, with 147 originations. The 2nd most popular reason was Cash Out Refi, with 54 originations.

    Loan Duration/Length

    Loan Length Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    30 Year 123 $27,985,000 $227,520 $1,976 4.95%
    Other 90 $17,560,000 $195,111 $1,328 5.59%
    3 Year 34 $8,830,000 $259,706 $0 5.81%
    15 Year 22 $6,380,000 $290,000 $2,865 3.94%
    20 Year 9 $1,945,000 $216,111 $1,831 4.68%
    5 Year 9 $2,885,000 $320,556 $402 5.29%
    10 Year 2 $350,000 $175,000 $1,665 3.56%

    For 2022, Fortifi Bank's most frequently cited loan duration was 30 Year, with 123 originations. The 2nd most popular length was Other, with 90 originations.

    Origination Fees/Closing Costs

    Origination Fee/Closing Cost Originations Total Value Average Loan
    $<1k 225 $46,585,000 $207,044
    $1k-2k 3 $3,625,000 $1,208,333
    $5k+ 1 $485,000 $485,000

    Fortifi Bank's average total fees were $1,976, while their most frequently occuring range of origination fees (closing costs) were in the $<1k bucket, with 225 originations.

    Interest Rates

    Loan Rate Originations Total Value Average Loan
    4-5% 83 $21,255,000 $256,084
    5-6% 81 $16,705,000 $206,235
    6-7% 59 $11,095,000 $188,051
    3-4% 45 $11,425,000 $253,889
    7-8% 11 $1,055,000 $95,909
    2.5-3% 8 $3,530,000 $441,250
    <2.5% 2 $870,000 $435,000

    During 2022, Fortifi Bank's average interest rate for loans was 4.95%, while their most frequently originated rate bucket for loans was 4-5%, with 83 originations.

    Loan Sizing

    Loan Size Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    $100k-200k 89 $12,605,000 $141,629 $1,880 5.29%
    $100,000 or less 80 $4,540,000 $56,750 $982 5.61%
    $200k-400k 78 $22,750,000 $291,667 $2,164 4.90%
    $400k-600k 27 $13,055,000 $483,519 $2,372 4.49%
    $600k-1MM 12 $8,510,000 $709,167 $3,089 4.37%
    $1MM+ 3 $4,475,000 $1,491,667 $7,813 5.85%

    2022 saw Fortifi Bank place emphasis on $100k-200k loans with 89 originations, totaling $12,605,000 in origination value.

    Applicant Income

    Applicant Income Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    $50k-75k 54 $6,590,000 $122,037 $1,538 5.11%
    $50k or less 49 $4,725,000 $96,429 $1,603 5.05%
    $75k-100k 41 $7,725,000 $188,415 $1,703 5.28%
    $100k-150k 39 $10,025,000 $257,051 $1,790 5.37%
    $150k-250k 29 $8,045,000 $277,414 $2,140 4.87%
    $250k+ 29 $14,515,000 $500,517 $2,574 4.50%

    Fortifi Bank lent most frequently to those with incomes in the $50k-75k range, with 54 originations. The second most popular income band? $50k or less, with 49 originations.

    Applicant Debt to Income Ratio

    DTI Ratio Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    20-30% 50 $10,070,000 $201,400 $1,616 5.03%
    30-36% 49 $9,885,000 $201,735 $1,673 5.13%
    <20% 21 $4,305,000 $205,000 $1,834 4.85%
    38% 17 $3,575,000 $210,294 $1,719 5.65%
    44% 15 $3,125,000 $208,333 $1,636 5.14%
    48% 10 $2,580,000 $258,000 $2,030 5.06%
    42% 9 $2,885,000 $320,556 $2,458 5.12%
    43% 9 $1,135,000 $126,111 $1,771 5.34%
    37% 8 $1,360,000 $170,000 $1,269 4.70%
    39% 8 $2,060,000 $257,500 $4,034 5.13%
    45% 7 $1,505,000 $215,000 $1,999 4.56%
    49% 7 $2,135,000 $305,000 $1,686 4.49%
    40% 7 $1,365,000 $195,000 $1,235 5.36%
    47% 7 $1,235,000 $176,429 $1,288 5.46%
    36% 7 $3,095,000 $442,143 $3,512 4.95%
    >60% 6 $1,390,000 $231,667 $2,213 4.73%
    50-60% 5 $515,000 $103,000 $913 5.04%
    46% 4 $750,000 $187,500 $1,734 4.38%
    41% 4 $590,000 $147,500 $1,597 5.97%

    Fortifi Bank lent most frequently to those with DTI ratios of 20-30%, with 50 originations. The next most common DTI ratio? 30-36%, with 49 originations.

    Ethnicity Mix

    Applicant Ethnicity Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    White 217 $47,635,000 $219,516 $1,808 5.04%
    Not applicable 39 $11,865,000 $304,231 $0 5.77%
    Not provided 32 $6,200,000 $193,750 $1,757 5.26%
    American Indian 1 $235,000 $235,000 $5,153 6.13%

    Approval Rates

    Total approvals of all applications
    95.44%

    Fortifi Bank has an exceptionally high approval rate. They either target their audience very well or may have lax underwriting protocols.

    Pick Rate

    Approvals leading to origination
    84.08%

    Fortifi Bank has a below average pick rate.

    Points and Fees

    Points Originations Total Value Average Loan
    NA 289 $65,935,000 $228,149

    Occupancy Type Mix

    Dwelling Type Originations Total Value Average Loan
    289 $65,935,000 $228,149

    LTV Distribution

    Loan to Value Originations Total Value Average Loan Average Fees Average Rate
    20-40% 35 $3,865,000 $110,429 $1,134 5.30%
    40-60% 46 $10,770,000 $234,130 $2,026 4.69%
    60-80% 97 $29,725,000 $306,443 $2,072 5.19%
    80-100% 84 $20,380,000 $242,619 $2,318 5.12%
    Under 20% 27 $1,195,000 $44,259 $451 5.86%